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Appreciating The Ugliness Of The Christmas Tree

It may not look like a catalog Christmas, but family traditions are what make the holidays special. Commentator Ken Harbaugh explains why he loves decorating with his family — oddball ornaments and all.
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5 Things You May Not Know About Jon Huntsman

The presidential candidate has been an ambassador, a governor and a business executive. But he also had an unusual academic career for a presidential candidate. And some of his former endeavors might surprise you.
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The NBA Is Bullish On Christmas, By Necessity

In 2010, Phil Jackson, then the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, complained about the NBA's scheduling of games on Christmas Day. It seemed, he said, that "Christian holidays don't mean anything" any longer. With its season shortened, the NBA can't afford to skip the holiday this year.
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A Quest To Seek The Sublime In The Spiritual

Study after study shows that religious people are more fulfilled. But why? Commentator Eric Weiner describes the journey he took to find the happiness in holiness.
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The Continuing Lessons Of A Bad Break

In her weekly commentary, Michele Martin revisits the lessons and life experiences of a broken arm.

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