The human spirit is unstoppable

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Before kindergarten, kids are curious about spiritual expression and hungry to learn. Here's how to teach them
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Government critics, researchers and advocates all point to the country's underdeveloped healthcare system
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He may not capture the Democratic nomination, but the Vermont senator still has a chance to reshape the party
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Understanding emotion in others is basic to survival, grounded in evolution. Animals have the skill just as we do
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New research suggests traces of a lost memory might remain in our cells' nuclei
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The Founders were a divided bunch. They believed in debate but also in solving problems. Someone tell the Tea Party
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How London became a monetized simulation of itself -- and how that vision fueled David Cameron's surprise win
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If Franzen is our genius realist, and DFW our genius postmodernist -- how might they meld irony and sincerity?
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His silence around Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act starts to make some sense
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In '94, the GOP used Contract with America to claim mandate for right-wing policies. It worked. Let's learn from it
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After 60 years in public life, my first reaction to Snowden leaks was rage. I was wrong. So was most of the media
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Bill Maher & Richard Dawkins continue to disparage a religion that, in all honesty, they know little about...
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The alt-rock legend on life as a middle-aged rock star and the supreme difficulty of making a great record
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The "Cosmos" host blames the American electorate for our failed policies. If only it were that simple
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Take a look at how the liberal superstar is changing the debate on trade if you want to see the party's future


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January 15, 2015  more than 600 civic, business and philanthropic

In the winter of 2012, WPDI provided our key partner in

  • The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) extends to

Whitaker’s international influence is not limited to Hollywood. He’s

In South Sudan, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation

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Academy award winner Forest Whitaker visited Findley Elementary in Des

Forest Whitaker, an Oscar-winning actor, was at Des Moines' Findley

Forest Whitaker returns to inspire Des Moines students

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RTT News, “Forest Whitaker Honored for His Civil Rights Work in Uganda

United Nations Radio, “Forest Whitaker launches peace organization in

Zain Company, “Forest Whitaker visits Zain South Sudan offices to

“A Message from UNESCO’s Forest Whitaker on Peace in South Sudan”,

Ericsson website, “Peace Initiative launched in Mexico with Forest

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