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    • John McCain Is Buried in Private Ceremony at U.S. Naval Academy

    • By: Felicia Sonmez, Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The late senator John McCain was buried Sunday in a private ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, bringing to a close five days of events honoring the late Arizona Republican.

    "John McCain Is Buried in Private Ceremony at U.S. Naval Academy" is from the September 02, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Felicia Sonmez and Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Can This Nightly Ritual Really Boost Your Self Esteem in 30 Days? Let’s Try It

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Can This Nightly Ritual Really Boost Your Self Esteem in 30 Days Let’s Try It" is from the March 11, 2016, Inspired Life section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • It's Time to Move to the Beach. It's for Your Mental Health, Research Says

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "It's Time to Move to the Beach. It's for Your Mental Health, Research Says" is from the May 10, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • These Yale Researchers Found the Part of the Brain That Determines How Well You Handle Stress

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "These Yale Researchers Found the Part of the Brain That Determines How Well You Handle Stress" is from the August 02, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Her Uber Driver Couldn't Afford the Trip to Rio to See His Son Compete. So She Raised the Money to Send Him

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    "Her Uber Driver Couldn't Afford the Trip to Rio to See His Son Compete. So She Raised the Money to Send Him" is from the August 06, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • 2016 Wasn't All Bad. Here Are the 11 Most Inspiring People We Met This Year.

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    For many, the end of 2016 can’t come soon enough. It’s been excruciating at times, testing our resolve, pitting us against one another, taking a generation of beloved cultural icons. Merriam-Webster named “surreal” its word of the year, which sounds about right.

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    • This Harvard Professor Explains Why We Were Born to Resist Working Out

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Imagine you’ve set your alarm to go for an early-morning run before work. But when it goes off at 6, the embrace of your warm, cozy bed is too enticing and you never make it out the door. Or perhaps you’ve packed exercise clothes with plans to hit a spin class after work. But then the allure of happy hour, or even your couch, persuades you to skip it.

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    • Reddit’s Most Uplifting User Helped Raise Nearly $160,000 for Victim of Facebook Live Attack

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    What started on a whim now has millions of visitors daily and a community of users eager to share, comment on and absorb good news. It’s so highly regarded that Reddit made it one of the default subreddits users are automatically subscribed to when they start an account.

    "Reddit’s Most Uplifting User Helped Raise Nearly $160,000 for Victim of Facebook Live Attack" is from the January 11, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The 9-Year-Old Who Set up a Lemonade Stand to Help His Parents Fund His Legal Adoption

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "The 9-Year-Old Who Set up a Lemonade Stand to Help His Parents Fund His Legal Adoption" is from the April 25, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • She's Starting Her Freshman Year in College This Fall. So Is Her Daughter

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "She's Starting Her Freshman Year in College This Fall. So Is Her Daughter" is from the July 01, 2016, Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How a Tinder Date Led a Woman to Give Her Kidney to a Stranger

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "How a Tinder Date Led a Woman to Give Her Kidney to a Stranger" is from the Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • He Left His Mom in Africa for High School in America. Four Years Later, His Class Paid to Bring Her to Graduation

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "He Left His Mom in Africa for High School in America. Four Years Later, His Class Paid to Bring Her to Graduation" is from the May 27, 2016, Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • She Lost the Letter Her Dying Mom Left Her. Then It Was Found in a Secondhand Bookshop

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    The owner of a secondhand bookstore in a northern English market town was sorting through a pile of old books when an envelope fell from one. Inside was an undated letter and a faded photo of a woman holding a little girl on her lap.

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    • ‘Now They Live in the Light’: A Syrian Refugee Family Finds Only Love and Compassion in America

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    In the last fiscal year, Lancaster County resettled more than 400 refugees from all over the world, with the largest numbers coming from the Congo and Syria.

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    • Congress Wants to Know Whether Taxpayers Paid for Pentagon Charges at Casinos and Strip Clubs

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Congress Wants to Know Whether Taxpayers Paid for Pentagon Charges at Casinos and Strip Clubs" is from the September 25, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • He Always Wondered If the Man He Helped on 9/11 Had Lived. 15 Years Later He Got His Answer

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    It’s been nearly 15 years since their lives were thrust together for a few chaotic moments outside the Pentagon on 9/11. Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell never got to thank the man who held his leaky IV line and tried to keep him conscious as he lay on a gurney, parts of his body and half his face burned beyond recognition. Col. Rob Maness never knew if the severely wounded man he’d helped had survived.

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    • Meet the 19-Year-Old Black Woman Who Fought for Her Right to Run for Political Office — and Won

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Mary-Pat Hector has been an community activist since she was 9 years old.

    "Meet the 19-Year-Old Black Woman Who Fought for Her Right to Run for Political Office — and Won" is from the March 07, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This 93-Year-Old World War II Veteran Reconnects with Wartime Love after 71 Years Apart

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "This 93-Year-Old World War II Veteran Reconnects with Wartime Love after 71 Years Apart" is from the November 12, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Faith in Love Renewed, Woman Raising Money to Send World War II Vet to See His Former Love

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Faith in Love Renewed, Woman Raising Money to Send World War II Vet to See His Former Love" is from the November 14, 2015 Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • 'It's Unprecedented in Our History': Trump's Election Inspired Millions in Nonprofit Donations

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    When Kate Bigam left for a vacation in Peru days after the election, she knew there’d be no avoiding questions about Donald Trump. So she decided that for every Peruvian who asked her about the new U.S. president-elect, she would learn a bit about that person and then donate to organizations inspired by those conversations.

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