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Chef Eddie Huang Found Role Models In A Writer, Wrestler And TV Dad

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Eddie Huang is a chef and a best-selling author. His memoir, Fresh off the Boat details his love of basketball, hip-hop and eating with a degree of swagger. For our series on Men in America, Huang speaks about his boyhood role models — Charles Barkley, Al Bundy and Mark Twain — and the ways they influenced the man he became.

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Oliver Sacks, Renowned Neurologist And Author, Dies At 82

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Correction: Italians And Celiac Disease

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