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    • How an Innovative Jail Yoga Program Helped Inmates Improve Their Parenting

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "How an Innovative Jail Yoga Program Helped Inmates Improve Their Parenting" is from the October 28, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • These Researchers Used Holocaust Survivors' Memories to Track How Our Brains Process Gratitude

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "These Researchers Used Holocaust Survivors' Memories to Track How Our Brains Process Gratitude" is from the October 21, 2015 Wild Card 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
    • Length: 3 mins
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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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    • 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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    • He Works as a Landscaper in Canada. He Also Happens to Be the Chief of His Tribe in Ghana

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    The African man who may be seen trimming hedges around Vancouver is essentially royalty back in his village in Ghana. He received the call more than a year ago while working as a landscaper in British Columbia: The people he grew up with wanted him to return as chief of their tribe.

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    • A Big Win for Animals: The FBI Now Tracks Animal Abuse Like It Tracks Homicides

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "A Big Win for Animals: The FBI Now Tracks Animal Abuse Like It Tracks Homicides" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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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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    • 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
    • Length: 4 mins
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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 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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    • 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
    • Length: 2 mins
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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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    • 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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    • This Harvard Professor Knows Why You Skipped the Gym This Morning: 'It Is Natural and Normal to Be Physically Lazy'

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 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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    • ‘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
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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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    • Your Mindless Thoughts Might Be Keeping You Fat. Here's What to Do About It.

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Your Mindless Thoughts Might Be Keeping You Fat. Here's What to Do About It." is from the October 23, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • In a Gentrified D.C. Neighborhood, This Small Cafe Provides Coffee, Muffins and Hope for Racial Unity

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    It is in that spirit that Holmes dedicated her 20s to race relations work in Los Angeles, forming a nonprofit with a Grammy-Award winning music producer and acting as personal assistant to a renowned African American author. And it is how she now runs her community cafe in a gentrified Washington neighborhood.

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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
    • Length: 5 mins
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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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    • 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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    • These Yale Researchers Found the Part of the Brain That Determines How Well You Handle Stress

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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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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    • She Lost the Letter Her Dying Mom Left Her. Then It Was Found in a Secondhand Bookshop

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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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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    • A Republican Mayor Had a Simple Plan to Help the Homeless. Now Other Cities Are Following His Lead.

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Denver is one of several cities to adopt a plan providing work for their most vulnerable populations.

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