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Today in Sports History April 20th

April 20, 2002- This has to be a day that Houston Texans fans truly dread! Seriously!  It was 13 years ago today that the Houston Texans drafted quarterback David Carr as the number one pick in the 2002 draft. 23 more words


Longevity mathematics: Why you may not want to retire

Steven Petrow | The Washington Post

I’m currently obsessed with two questions: “How long do I have?” and “How will I use that time?”

Not long ago I sat listening to some life advice from “one of the richest men on the planet,” as Forbes magazine describes philanthropist David M.

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The Most Incredible Syllabus

David Carr was an exceptional writer and an extremely revered journalist. In addition to his numerous literary accomplishments, Carr was always beautifully honest in everything he did. 268 more words


6-Year-Old Girl Dies, Mom Found Unconscious At Croton-On-Hudson Home

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 6-year-old girl found unconscious at a home in Croton-on-Hudson.

Police responded to the Hastings Avenue home after receiving a call Sunday from the girl’s father that he couldn’t wake her up. 525 more words


Me and My Girls, David Carr

Originally published in the New York Times on July 20 2008. 

Where does a junkie’s time go? Mostly in 15-minute increments, like a bug-eyed Tarzan, swinging from hit to hit. 7,915 more words


Don't Just Drug Me--Talk to Me!

“Medication has no doubt played a central role in helping me manage my psychosis, but what has allowed me to see the meaning in my struggles–to make sense of everything that happened before and during the course of my illness, and to mobilize what strengths I may possess into a rich and productive life—is talk therapy….It is, at the heart of things, a relationship, and for me it has been the key to every other relationship I hold precious.”

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Episode 81: David Carr, The Night of the Gun

This week’s book goes a little dark: a memoir of addiction and recovery by celebrated journalist David Carr, who recently lost a battle with cancer (after surviving lymphoma, years ago, an episode that’s detailed in the book). 414 more words