Steven Ivory: Breaking It All Down

Steven Ivory

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If a problem is insurmountable, many would argue, the best way to attack it is to divide the problem into its smallest components. That advice — to "break it down" — rings especially true for commentator Steven Ivory. He recalls an incident in high school that taught him one meaning of "breakdown," and another transcendent moment when R&B master Donny Hathaway taught the whole world a very different definition of the word.

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