Randi Hutter Epstein received her M.D. from Yale University; she teaches journalism at Columbia University's graduate school. Nina Berman hide caption

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Russell Peters has made a career of poking fun at ethnic peculiarities. He is now one of the highest-earning comedians. Michael Tullberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Damon Lindelof (left) and Carlton Cuse are executive producers for the TV series Lost. The hit ABC drama begins its final season Feb. 2. Frederick M. Brown/Getty hide caption

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J.D. Salinger, pictured in one of the few existing photographs of the author. The 1951 portrait was featured on the original dust jacket of The Catcher in the Rye. The Lotte Jacobi Collection/University of New Hampshire hide caption

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University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow embraces his mother, Pam, during a November 2009 pre-game ceremony before an NCAA college football game against Florida State. The two are set to appear in a controversial anti-abortion ad that will air during the Super Bowl. Phil Sandlin/AP hide caption

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