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    • Norwich

    • One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence
    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
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    Norwich, a charming Vermont town of roughly 3,000 residents, has sent an athlete to almost every Winter Olympics for the past 30 years - and three times that athlete has returned with a medal. How does Norwich do it? To answer this question, New York Times reporter Karen Crouse moved to Vermont, immersing herself in the lives of Norwich Olympians past and present. There she discovered a culture that's the opposite of the hypercompetitive schoolyard of today's tiger moms and eagle dads.

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    • Norwich is an amazing town but not the "only" one.

    • By JOSEPH RYAN on 09-02-18
    • One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence
    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 01-23-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 20 ratings

    Regular price: $17.00

    • For a Natural, Swimming Isn’t Always Easy

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "For a Natural, Swimming Isn’t Always Easy" is from the Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Muhammad Ali Was Her First, and Greatest, Love

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Muhammad Ali Was Her First, and Greatest, Love" is from the June 9, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Swimmer Kathleen Baker Overcomes Crohn's Disease to Become an Olympian

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Swimmer Kathleen Baker Overcomes Crohn's Disease to Become an Olympian" is from the July 14, 2016, Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • South Korea, Next Olympics Host, Went Shopping in North America to Build Its Hockey Teams

    • By: Karen Crouse, Seth Berkman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    As the host of the next Olympics, next February in Pyeongchang, SouthKorea has automatic berths in the men’s and women’s ice hockeycompetitions, which are premier events at any Winter Games. But hockeyhere is an afterthought, so the country had to get creative if it wantedto field teams that would not be humiliated.

    "South Korea, Next Olympics Host, Went Shopping in North America to Build Its Hockey Teams" is from the February 23, 2017 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and Seth Berkman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Phelps' 13th Individual Gold Breaks an Ancient Record

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Phelps' 13th Individual Gold Breaks an Ancient Record" is from the August 12, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Michael Phelps Wins 20th and 21st Gold Medals While Sending a Message

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Michael Phelps Wins 20th and 21st Gold Medals While Sending a Message" is from the August 9, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Former Engineer's Tinkering Makes a Champion Even Better

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Former Engineer's Tinkering Makes a Champion Even Better" is from the August 07, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Clean Athletes, and Glory Lost in Doping Era

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 13 mins
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    "Clean Athletes, and Glory Lost in Doping Era" is from the July 31, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Muirfield Golf Club Picks Discrimination over the British Open

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Muirfield Golf Club Picks Discrimination over the British Open" is from the May 20, 2016, Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • After Tiger Woods Stumbles, Solid Ground Beckons

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In an update last week on his website, Tiger Woods painted a picture that did not at all resemble a mug shot that would surface five days later. One month after fusion surgery on his back, Woods wrote, “I haven’t felt this good in years.” He added, “I’m walking and doing my exercises and taking my kids to and from school.”

    "After Tiger Woods Stumbles, Solid Ground Beckons" is from the May 30, 2017 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Branden Grace Secures a Record, but Jordan Spieth Owns the Day

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Saturday morning at the British Open belonged to Branden Grace, a South African who became the first man to shoot a 62 in a major championship. Grace’s 8-under-par score at Royal Birkdale was a sublime individual performance, but no more breathtaking than the work of the final twosome, Jordan Spieth and Matt Kuchar, who shot a combined 9-under.

    "Branden Grace Secures a Record, but Jordan Spieth Owns the Day" is from the July 22, 2017 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Last American Player Chosen Wraps up Ryder Win over Europe

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Last American Player Chosen Wraps up Ryder Win over Europe" is from the October 02, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Already Sluggish, Lochte Won’t Be Slowed by 10-Month Ban

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Already Sluggish, Lochte Won’t Be Slowed by 10-Month Ban" is from the September 8, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • 10-Month Ban for Lochte After Rio Scandal Is Largely Symbolic

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "10-Month Ban for Lochte After Rio Scandal Is Largely Symbolic" is from the September 08, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Tiger Woods Says He'll Compete in Three Events This Fall

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 1 min
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    "Tiger Woods Says He'll Compete in Three Events This Fall" is from the September 07, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • U.S. Dominates Serbia in Gold Medal Basketball Game

    • By: Karen Crouse, Doug Mills
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "U.S. Dominates Serbia in Gold Medal Basketball Game" is from the August 21, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and Doug Mills and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Simone Manuel Makes History in the Pool

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Simone Manuel Makes History in the Pool" is from the August 12, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Katie Ledecky Leads US to Gold Medal in 4 X 200 Relay

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Katie Ledecky Leads US to Gold Medal in 4 X 200 Relay" is from the August 11, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Katie Ledecky Beats Her Own World Record in 400 Freestyle

    • By: Karen Crouse
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Katie Ledecky Beats Her Own World Record in 400 Freestyle" is from the August 8, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Crouse and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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