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After 7 Years, Moms Panelists Share How They've Changed

Tell Me More's diverse panel of moms join the program one final time to offer some common sense and savvy advice.
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Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut; Sometimes You Just Drive One

After graduation, a group of college students landed a nutty job — quite literally. For the next year, they will don the monocle of Mr. Peanut and drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile.
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In A Household Of 6 Brothers, Wrestling Decides What's Right

Jon Scieska, an award-winning children's book author and the webmaster of Guys Read, shares the trials of growing up in a house with five brothers — and what they taught him about being a man.
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Iyanla Vanzant: Clarity, Forgiveness Key To Tackling Big Transitions

The bestselling author and life coach has counseled hundreds of people through big life changes. Host Michel Martin asks Vanzant for her advice on getting through transitions.
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We Can Be Heroes — With Some Glue And A Little Fabric

The cosplay community has descended on the annual Comic-Con in San Diego. They're the dedicated folks who create lovingly accurate costume reproductions of their favorite fictional characters.
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These Little League Coaches Says Back To The Basics

Billy Peterson has been coaching baseball for over 50 years. He says players aren't focused on the fundamentals anymore, which is why he's trying to train the next generation of big league players.
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Week In Politics: Violence In Gaza And Paul Ryan's Anti-Poverty Plan

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss U.S. policy options in the Gaza Strip and Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan.
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In A Luxury Apartment, Is A Separate 'Poor Door' Segregation?

New York City officials approved a plan for a separate entrance for low-income residents in a luxury building. Is the decision smart economics or discrimination? The Barbershop guys weigh in.
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When One Size Doesn't Fit All: A Man's Quest To Find An Extra-Small

As part of the All Things Considered series "Men in America," producer Viet Le shares his frustrations with shopping for clothes as an extra-small man.
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The Washington Football Team That Must Not Be Named

As the NFL begins training camp, Commentator Frank Deford wonders why Washington's team keeps its contentious nickname. He suggests alternatives, like the Lobbyists, the Presidents or simply the Who.

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