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A Poem For Those Who Dropped The Ball On New Year's Resolutions

As 2020 rang in, there were inevitable promises to diet, exercise and save money. Poet Kwame Alexander shares a community poem of audience-submitted couplets inspired by broken New Year's promises.

During a visit to StoryCorps in New York this month, brothers Raymond (left) and Derrick Storms talk about how they opened up to each other later in life and unexpectedly built a close relationship. Rochelle Kwan for StoryCorps hide caption

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'I Just Needed Help.' How 2 Brothers Opened Up To Forge A Bond In Adulthood

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