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State of a Dream Dreamers of the Ghetto
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Inchworm Battles

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (shown here as a young accountant, working for Hyundai's office in Thailand in the early 1960s) overcame a poverty-stricken childhood to become a student activist, successful business executive and, ultimately, leader of his country. Courtesy of Lee Myung-bak hide caption

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From Crushing Poverty To South Korea's Presidency

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The Future Floratone
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Welcome to the Dance Jack Splash

Mark Kelly has a new book about his wife, Rep. Gabby Giffords, and her road to recovery since she was shot in the head on Jan. 8. Courtesy of P.K. Weis hide caption

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Mark Kelly Tells Of Giffords' 'Courage' In Recovery

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John Boy Brad Mehldau
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language of the Soul Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters
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Public health officials say the evidence is solid that fluoridated drinking water helps protect teeth. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Fluoride In Drinking Water? No Thanks, Says Florida County

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Pizza for sale at a Chicago public school. Under a House spending bill, this would still count as a vegetable serving — without extra sauce. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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Pizza As A Vegetable? It Depends On the Sauce

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Come Back To Us Release The Sunbird
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I'm So Sorry Kitty, Daisy & Lewis
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, shown in May speaking at the Georgia Republican Party Victory Dinner in Macon, Ga., says he was acting as a "historian" when Freddie Mac paid him consultant fees of $300,000. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Did Freddie Mac Pay Newt Gingrich $300,000?

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39 Thieves Aesop Rock
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We Could Forever Bonobo
Spaceman 2 The Mattson 2
Burning Mirrors Lumerians
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Demonstrators from a Salafi group chant slogans and hold posters that read, in Arabic, "Islamic Egypt," during a Sept. 23 protest against emergency law in Cairo. Salafi political parties will be among those vying in upcoming elections. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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Islamist Parties Proliferate In Post-Mubarak Egypt

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Blue & Green Sea of Cortez
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On the West Tommy Guerrero
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Skipping Fred Hersch Trio
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A New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission medallion adorns the hood of a taxi. The value of a medallion has increased 1,000 percent since 1980. Chip East/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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NYC Taxi Medallions Fetch 'Unbelievable' Returns

NYC Taxi Medallions Fetch 'Unbelievable' Returns

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Revolting Children Matilda
One Step of a Time The Black Seeds
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