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The fine art of recovery: Andy’s story

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Depression forced Andy out of the teaching career he had enjoyed for years. Then a challenge from a friend revealed a hidden talent – and opened a door to a new life After seven nervous breakdowns, what did I learn in 16 years? That the lows can be overwhelming; but that there is also an…

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Patty Mills Olympics: The story that proves Boomers leader is more than just an NBA star

Ms Mills is from North Carolina and played college basketball herself, having met Mills while they were both studying at St. Mary's College in California

Australia’s Olympic hero and flagbearer Patty Mills has quietly been donating huge portions of his NBA salary to struggling indigenous communities across the country. Mills, who is currently leading the Boomers towards a first Olympic basketball medal for Australia, has just signed a two-year US$12million (AU$16.2million) deal with the Brooklyn Nets – linking up with…

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Motivational Stories

The ‘Call Is Coming From Inside The House’ Horror Trope Is Based On A Sad True Story

The ‘Call Is Coming From Inside The House’ Horror Trope Is Based On A Sad True Story

As iconic as a man in a mask with a butcher knife or a teen at a cabin in the woods tentatively whimpering “who’s there?” into the darkness, “the babysitter and the man upstairs” is one of those horror tropes we are so familiar with it barely registers that this is a cultural trope, not…

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Facebook blocks users from sharing DailyMail.com story about BLM founder’s property empire

In the story, it emerged that Patrisse Cullors, 37, had spent $1.4 million on a Los Angeles property

In the story, it emerged that Patrisse Cullors, 37, had spent $1.4 million on a Los Angeles property Facebook has stopped users from sharing articles by DailyMail.com about a BLM founder Patrisse Cullors’ multi-million dollar property empire while users were allowed to share it from other outlets. Users that wanted to share links to the…

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Mental Health

A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

What the eyes cannot see: a story of crisis, resistance and hope in an American city

Appointment timeThursday, March 18, 2021, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET Place: Virtual Funded by: NIMH Department of Extramural Affairs Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, the pediatrician and scientist who uncovered the lead water crisis in Flint, Michigan, will share firsthand her research efforts to discover the truth and fight for justice in the national…

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Motivational Stories

The Inspiring Illustrated Story of How Edwin Hubble Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Universe – Brain Pickings

The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars: The Inspiring Illustrated Story of How Edwin Hubble Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Universe

In 1908, Henrietta Swan Leavitt — one of the women known as the Harvard Computers, who revolutionized astronomy long before they could vote — was analyzing photographic plates at the Harvard College Observatory to measure and catalogue the brightness of stars when she began noticing a consistent correlation between the luminosity of a class of…

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Motivational Stories

Artist Maira Kalman Illustrates the Extraordinary Love Story of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas – Brain Pickings

Artist Maira Kalman Illustrates the Extraordinary Love Story of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas

It is not often that one encounters a great love letter to a great love, composed by someone outside the private world of that love, serenading it across the spacetime of epochs and experiences. In my many years of dwelling in the lives and loves and letters of beloved artists, scientists, and writers, I have…

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