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5 Things You May Not Know About Mitt Romney

The former Massachusetts governor has been a public figure for much of his life. But there are still some things about the presidential candidate that may surprise you.
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Lessons From Michel Martin's Bad Break

After a recent injury, host Michel Martin comments on the courage of people who have endured physical and emotional pain without help or acknowledgment.
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One Last Hitchhike In A Moscow Taxi

In Russia's capital, hitchhiking is a part of life. To avoid the burden of finding a cab, most Muscovites just flag down a passing car and negotiate a price. Often the ride is an adventure, but that's about to change. NPR's David Greene goes hitchhiking in Moscow.
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What Black Friday Crowds Are Really Shopping For

It's hard not to look at Black Friday shoppers and see some kind of crass, mindless mob. Scott Simon thinks something else may be at work to explain the swarms at midnight sales and the intensity of bargain hunting.
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Black Market Value: Three Criminally Good Reads

Crime might not pay, but it does deliver in the world of fiction. Author Tony D'Souza recommends three of his favorite books about illicit activities. They'll have you contemplating a life of misdeeds and malfeasance.
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English Prof. Helps Rewrite Student's Self Image

Friday is National Day of Listening, and this year, Story Corps is focusing on the impact teachers have made. Regular Tell Me More contributor Lester Spence speaks with his University of Michigan professor, Ralph Story, whose guidance helped him believe in his potential.
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Bailey White's Thanksgiving Story: 'Call It Even'

For her annual Thanksgiving tale, commenter Bailey White tells the story of a painter who moves from Florida to Vermont, where he decides to raise a dozen turkeys.
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Tina Brown's Must-Reads: The Columnist's Voice

Daily Beast and Newsweek editor Tina Brown explores the work of newspaper columnists through readings that propose a new way of looking at the 2012 election and the scandal at Penn State.
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An Eternal Tee Time Option For Die-Hard Golfers

For the most fanatical of sports junkies, commentator Frank Deford has news of a way to carry that fervor into the afterlife.

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