Desmond Doss joined the Army as a combat medic because he believed in the cause of World War II. But as a Seventh-day Adventist, he had also vowed not to kill.
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Atwood says that her artistic side was always nurtured, particularly by her two grandmothers. Above are Atwood's sketches for characters from the Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
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Curious George — who was originally named Fifi — turns 75 this year. Despite some dated themes (we're looking at you, Man with the Yellow Hat) George is now a multimillion-dollar franchise. Margaret Rey says she and her husband had no idea what Curious George would become. "We loved monkeys and just wrote a book about a monkey," she said.
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French designer Sonia Rykiel (right) and her daughter, Nathalie Rykiel, artistic director for the fashion house Rykiel, greet the crowd after the presentation of their Spring-Summer 2008 Ready-to-Wear collection, in Paris in 2007.
Tami Sagher (left), Gillian Jacobs, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Birbiglia, Chris Gethard and Kate Micucci star in Don't Think Twice, about a improv troupe called The Commune.
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