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Memphis Preteen Works To Put The 'Bazam' Back In The Bow Tie

12-year-old Moziah Bridges is a bow tie aficionado and the CEO of his own company, Mo's Bows. He tells Audie Cornish that dressing well is a big part of growing up to be a man.
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Obama Gets Real, Meeting The Authors Behind White House Letters

Each night, the president reads 10 letters sent to him by Americans. Now, he's meeting some of those writers in person. Is it simply an escape from D.C. amid low approval ratings or something more?
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Bathrobes And Baby Carriers: The Stuff Of Manliness?

For All Things Considered's series on men in America, NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji asked some guys about the objects that make them feel manly. We want to hear from you, too.
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Federal Panel Backs FluMist For Kids, But The Shot Isn't Dead Yet

The live vaccine nose spray protects children better, a federal panel says, but pediatricians aren't sold. They say it's too risky for the many children with asthma or compromised immunity.
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When Heat Stroke Strikes, Cool First, Transport Later

To stop deaths from heat stroke, specialists say athletes and the rest of us should ease into a new sport, drink extra fluid, and — most importantly — get cool fast when body temperature spikes.
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USA Vs. Belgium: If The World Cup Were Played In Beer

If Tuesday's match were played in beer, it seems that everyone would win. Here's some analysis to shed light on what the U.S. and Belgium bring to the table.
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Black Men Can Be Emotional Eaters, Too

Kaleb Hill says trauma in his life led him to eat his way to 360 pounds. He tells host Michel Martin about overcoming his mental health struggles, and the importance of asking for help.
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Are Americans Bothered By Soccer?

George Vecsey was one of the first major sports columnists to cover soccer. He's been to eight World Cup tournaments and reflects on the sport's growing popularity in the United States.
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Are Tight Pants On Men 'Gross'? The Guys Weigh In

The Barbershop guys give their take on the latest fashion wear for men: tight pants. Who's sporting the look and who's judging it?
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Excommunicated Mormon Says Church Can't Take Away Her Faith

Kathleen Kelly was excommunicated from the Mormon Church for advocating that women be ordained. Host Michel Martin speaks with Kelly about her cause and her future with the Church.

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