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Families of kidnapped schoolgirls attend a meeting with the local government in the remote town of Chibok, Nigeria. Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Africa

'Have Mercy On Our Little Ones': Kidnapping Agonizes Nigerians

More than 200 schoolgirls were taken from a remote town, horrifying the country. The government has been blamed for an inadequate response to the kidnapping, and to extremism in general.

Dr. Sampson Davis is an emergency medicine physician in Newark, N.J. When he was 17, he committed a robbery that led to his big break. He's written about his return to the hospital where he was born in his memoir, Living and Dying in Brick City. Rainer Hosch/Courtesy of Sampson Davis hide caption

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My Big Break

Without Life-Saving Pact, This Doctor Would Have Been The Patient

At 17, Dr. Sampson Davis committed a robbery that landed him in juvenile detention. While there, he realized that if he didn't turn his life around and focus on school, he would die in the streets.

Samuel Habib, seen here at 3 years old, sits in his supportive corner chair in class. Samuel, who has cerebral palsy, is now 14 and is headed to high school. Dan Habib, Samuel's father, is an advocate for inclusion and made a film about his son called Including Samuel. Dan Habib/includingsamuel.com hide caption

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Education

An Education For Everyone: The Case For School Inclusion

The traditional special education model keeps kids with disabilities separate from their peers for much of the day. But a few educators and advocates are pushing for something different.

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