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For Mother's Day, Honoring Mom's Singular Vision

Host Scott Simon is convinced that mothers come equipped with magical powers: specifically, eyes in the back of their head. They know what you're up to, even when they can't see you.
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Noticing: How To Take A Walk In The Woods

Refining our capacity to notice is an act of reverence that we can bring to everywhere and everywhen. It's an invitation, bringing the world's most basic presence into view, opening our horizons and restoring our spirits.
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Ladies, Want Women's Sports To Get More Attention? Pony Up

Some critics say that women's sports aren't treated the same as men's sports when it comes to coverage, marketing and advertising. Frank Deford has some thoughts about why that is, and how it can change.
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Week In Politics: Jobs Report, Guantanamo

Melissa Block talks to political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor at the National Review. They discuss jobs numbers, and Guantanamo.
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The Future Is Here! Is It 1950?

Commentator Andrei Codrescu says he knew the future was back when he saw a headline in Smithsonian Magazine. In his mind he imagines a sinister-something that does everything we want for us. He has been against this faux device since he was born.
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Athlete Brings New Meaning To 'Taking One For The Team'

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon considers the story of Cameron Lyle, a varsity athlete at the University of New Hampshire. Mr. Lyle forfeited his final season on the track team in order to donate his bone marrow to a 28-year-old cancer victim he's never even met.

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