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By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

Jason Comely's fear of rejection was so strong that he'd become completely isolated. So he set out to get himself rejected at least once a day, every day. Funny thing is, it worked.

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Eternity Is the Wait Between Breaths Múm
Pacific Theme Broken Social Scene

Tyrone Hood at his niece's home in Dolton, Ill., on Wednesday. He was among dozens of clemency requests granted by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on his last day in office. Bill Healy for NPR hide caption

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Released From Prison After 22 Years, But Still 'Locked Up'

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Ah Shit, My Heart is Full Lejsovka & Freund
Last We Spoke Jim Guthrie
Proof of Something Jim Guthrie
Define Dancing Thomas Newman
Signaling Through The Flames The American Dollar
International Date Line Ducktails

Bar-headed geese tend to follow the sharp ups and downs of the Himalayas as they migrate, research finds. John Downer/Nature Picture Library/Corbis hide caption

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Highflying Geese Save Energy By Swooping Like A Roller Coaster

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Friday I'm In Love (For Orchestra) Walt Ribeiro

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NYPD Disciplinary Problems Linked To A 'Failure Of Accountability'

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Max Starkloff with his daughter, Emily, led a disability rights march in St. Louis, Mo., in 1995. Bill Greenblatt hide caption

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Remembering A 'Giant': 'Everything We Did, We Did Together'

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