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Stewart Lewis – Renaissance Man

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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“I may be fourteen, but I read the New York Times. I don’t wear hair clips or paint my cell phone with nail polish, and

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One Chance Can Save a Life

Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Paul Potts became a sensation on YouTube after singing “Nessun Dorma”, an aria from Puccini’s opera Turandot, on Simon Cowell’s Britain’s Got Talent. In the

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When YouTube Stunts Go Too Far

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
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It’s called “gallon smashing,” when pranksters carrying gallons of milk or juice pretend to slip and fall and, in the process, the containers crash to

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I May Be a Twin, But I’m One of a Kind—
Meet Will and Anthony Nunziata

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Will Nunziata wore glasses so I might easily distinguish between him and his identical twin, Anthony. As children, their mother often dressed one in red

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Who Should Be a School Bus Monitor?

Monday, June 25th, 2012
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By now the whole world has seen the video of a group of middle school boys bullying Karen Klein, the school bus monitor in Greece,

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The Obamas—Jodi Kantor’s Book Creates a Firestorm

Monday, January 16th, 2012
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In the acknowledgement portion of The Obamas, author Jodi Kantor thanks many of her friends for their support including Shira Stutman, adding: “Shira insisted that

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Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 2.0—
Bringing Voices Around the World Together

Saturday, April 9th, 2011
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The idea started when a young woman, Britlin Losee, recorded a video of herself singing Eric Whiteacre’s Sleep, and posted it on YouTube. Watching the

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Borders on the Brink—Snooki to the Rescue!

Friday, January 7th, 2011
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Borders, the bookstore that has been a mainstay in malls nationwide, is on the verge of bankruptcy. But, not to fear—-Snooki is here! The star

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