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James Carmody has Asperger's syndrome and is a freshman at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He sat down with Elizabeth Boresow, who graduated from the University of Kansas and also has autism. Courtesy of James Carmody; Allison Marcus hide caption

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Navigating Life On Campus When You're On The Autism Spectrum

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Before anorexia, Maddy Rich (left) says she never thought she was the kind of person who would struggle with an eating disorder. She gets advice on recovery from Julia Sinn. Image Courtesy of Samantha Hackett; Elizabeth Birnbaum hide caption

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Fighting An Eating Disorder When It's 'Hard To Want To Get Better'

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Houses in the Florida Keys damaged by Hurricane Irma are seen from a Coast Guard flight Monday. Matt McClain/AP hide caption

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After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

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After 23 years, Cameron Cook (left) is leaving the service. Jarrad Turner (right) left in 2010. Courtesy of Cameron Cook/Courtesy of Jarrad Turner hide caption

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Advice From A Vet On The 'Rude Awakening' Of Transition To Civilian Life

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Carmen Black (left) took over a farm in Iowa last year. Don Bustos has been farming in New Mexico for decades. Maja Black/Courtesy of Carmen Black; Courtesy of Don Bustos hide caption

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What To Expect When You're Expecting To Own A Farm

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K.T. Nicolaides' (left) husband died late last year, two days before their fifth wedding anniversary. Larry Treadwell was widowed in 2011, when his wife Amanda died suddenly. He's now remarried. Courtesy of K.T. Nicolaides/Courtesy of Larry Treadwell hide caption

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After Losing A Spouse, Finding A Different Kind Of Happiness

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Sara Leibold (left) at the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail in 2011. Rhys Hora is thru-hiking the trail this year. Courtesy of Sara Leibold/Courtesy of Rhys Hora hide caption

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What You Learn Hiking The Whole Appalachian Trail

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Julian Harris (left) tells Tor Des Roches what he can expect as he begins medically transitioning from female to male. Courtesy of Julian Harris; Andrew Jones/Courtesy of Tor Des Roches hide caption

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Is This Going To Make Me A Different Person? Gender Transition Questions Answered

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Charles Johnson (left) is a new city councilman in Baytown, Texas. Ryan Coonerty (right) knows that feeling well; he served in city government in Santa Cruz, Calif., for nearly a decade as a councilman and mayor. Courtesy of Charles Johnson; Crystal Birns/Courtesy of Ryan Coonerty hide caption

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'None Of These Votes Are Easy': Learning The Ropes On City Council

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Author Garson O'Toole has a simple explanation for why quotes are often wrongly attributed to Mark Twain: "If you preface a quotation by saying it's from Twain, then people are prepared to laugh at it." Ernest H. Mills/Getty Images hide caption

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'Hemingway Didn't Say That' (And Neither Did Twain Or Kafka)

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An excerpt from the comic "It's going to be okay" in The Oatmeal. Courtesy of Matthew Inman hide caption

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'The Oatmeal' Remembers 'Star Trek' Creator's Heroic Plane Crash Rescue

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More than 65 percent of first marriages today are between couples already living together. For millennials, cohabitation is almost a rite of passage. Oliver Hoffmann/iStock hide caption

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Millennials Navigate The Ups And Downs Of Cohabitation

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Basketball's Top Scorer Is Not In The NBA

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