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In About Face, former supermodels (including Carmen Dell'Orefice shown above) talk about what it's like to grow old in an industry that is obsessed with youth. Mark Mahaney/Greenfield-Sanders Studio/Courtesy HBO hide caption

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Actress Lupe Ontiveros was known for her roles in the film Selena and the television series Desperate Housewives. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Christopher Beha is an associate editor at Harper's magazine and the author of The Whole Five Feet. Josephine Sittenfeld/Tin House Books hide caption

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Leonard Blair of Toledo, Ohio is the bishop who assessed the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. You can hear Blair discuss the nuns' organization here. Courtesy Catholic Diocese of Toledo hide caption

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David Crist's father, George (left), discusses operations against Iranian attack boats with Navy Lt. Paul Hillenbrand. George Crist, a Marine Corps general, was commander of CENTCOM from 1985-1988. Courtesy of David Crist hide caption

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The Eskimo Nebula, as shown through the Hubble Telescope. NASA/Flickr hide caption

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Colson Whitehead is a 2002 recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship. His writing has also appeared in Salon, The Village Voice, and The New York Times.

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Sigourney Weaver stars as Secretary of State Elaine Barrish in the USA Network miniseries Political Animals. Andrew Eccles/USA Network hide caption

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Demonstrators chant slogans supporting Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi during a rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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