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Varsity football captain Nahshon Ellerbe is a senior at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas. Jeffrey McWhorter/Trinity Christian Academy hide caption

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Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.

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Guinea's Grand Imam Pulls No Punches In His Ebola Message

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Madison, for cello & piano Ola Gjeilo
Snow in New York, for piano Ola Gjeilo
Taboo Dizzy Gillespie

Varsity football captain Nahshon Ellerbe is a senior at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas. Jeffrey McWhorter/Trinity Christian Academy hide caption

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Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

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World Might Not Live Through the Night Atmosphere
Fri-end? [Instrumental] Kate Nash

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DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

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Silo Song Laura Veirs
Carol Kaye Laura Veirs
Whipped Cream Herb Alpert
At The End Of The Day Amon Tobin
Easy Muffin Amon Tobin

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Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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Avril 14th Aphex Twin
Take Me Out to the Ballgame Marty Bartolomeo
Good Evening Near the Parenthesis

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High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion

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