James Earl Jones' Big Break, New Music From Bette Midler, Robotic Baby Penguin Did you know James Earl Jones had trouble speaking as a kid? Bette Midler talks about her new album It's the Girls!. Plus, a robotic baby penguin that spies for scientists and filmmakers.
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James Earl Jones' Big Break, New Music From Bette Midler, Robotic Baby Penguin

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James Earl Jones' Big Break, New Music From Bette Midler, Robotic Baby Penguin

James Earl Jones' Big Break, New Music From Bette Midler, Robotic Baby Penguin

Did you know James Earl Jones had trouble speaking as a kid? Bette Midler talks about her new album It's the Girls!. Plus, a robotic baby penguin that spies for scientists and filmmakers.

James Earl Jones' Big Break, New Music From Bette Midler, Robotic Baby Penguin

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James Earl Jones was born in Mississippi and grew up in Michigan. He was adopted by his grandparents and eventually developed a stutter. "I'm still a stutterer," he says. "I just work with it." Stephen Chernin/AP hide caption

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James Earl Jones was born in Mississippi and grew up in Michigan. He was adopted by his grandparents and eventually developed a stutter. "I'm still a stutterer," he says. "I just work with it."

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