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After a couple of stints behind bars, Angel LaCourt (right) is now a trainer at InnerCity Weightlifting in Boston. Here he works with Bill Gramby, who recently had a stroke and is working out to build strength and stamina. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Social Entrepreneurs: Taking On World Problems

A Weightlifting Program That Gives Ex-Cons A Chance At Change

It's not easy to go from prison back into regular life. Often, former inmates end up back behind bars. A Boston weightlifting program gives ex-cons and former gang members a job and hope for success.

Holding You Slowz
Choco/Mog Devonwho
Power
Redbone Childish Gambino

Workers' gear hangs inside Lobster Trap's facility in Steuben, Maine. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Maine's Immigrants Boost Workforce Of Whitest, Oldest State In U.S.

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Apollo's Mood The Olympians

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Yosemite Rangers Use Technology To Save Bears From Cars

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Love Born Matisyahu
Midas Era [*] Lord Finesse

After a couple of stints behind bars, Angel LaCourt (right) is now a trainer at InnerCity Weightlifting in Boston. Here he works with Bill Gramby, who recently had a stroke and is working out to build strength and stamina. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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A Weightlifting Program Gives Ex-Cons A Chance At Change

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Do the Bart Man Count Dee's Hit Explosion
Center Your Love Machinedrum & Machine Drum
Instrumental José González
MOONGLOW ARTIE SHAW

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Electrical Stimulation To Boost Memory: Maybe It's All In The Timing

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Strictly Instrumental Harry James

Say what you will about naked mole-rats, but their bodies have a trick that lets them survive periods of oxygen deprivation. Roland Gockel/Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine hide caption

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Researchers Find Yet Another Reason Why Naked Mole-Rats Are Just Weird

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As Nancy And Beth, Megan Mullally And Stephanie Hunt Are Musical Misfits

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Please Mr. Jailer Nancy and Beth
Bad & Boujee Trap Produce