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I had just taken my seat on the subway this morning when I heard someone crying.

It was a woman across the aisle from me. And she wasn’t trying to hold it in or hide her tears — she was loudly weeping and sobbing. 130 more words

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Concrete Cowboys

Very touching story of how having horses in their lives is helping at-risk teens in Philadelphia. Look past the equitation issues in the video and focus on the freedom and the feelings of accomplishment that riding brings to these teens. 236 more words

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Today was weird.

Finals are approaching, and all college students are on high alert. There is tension in the air – trying to balance classes, studying, extracurricular activities, and jobs all at the end of the semester is a circus act. 911 more words

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Is it too late?

“Products that were marketed prior to Feb. 15, 2007 are considered grandfathered and as such are exempt from FDA regulation. Products that were marketed between Feb. 793 more words

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Fires in Alaska last year & the Canadian inferno are feedback loops unspooling in full force / Letter to Whatcom County Council, Mike Sennett

May 5, 2016  Mike Sennett

Have the elected representatives of the Whatcom County Council witnessed the current conflagration in Canada? The firestorms in Alberta fueled by the tinder of boreal forest have forced the evacuation of 80,000 people and may consume the city they have fled. 266 more words

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Doing This Will Easily Make You More Productive

The MPW Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. 352 more words

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EURYDICE, Sarah Ruhl, Top of Show

All the cast was on stage pre-show. I was the last one out. The audience was still filing in. Five minutes before the show began. And then, once it did, I sat there for another five minutes. Frozen.

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