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Boundbreakers: People Who Make A Difference

Psychologist Helps San Quentin Prisoners Find Freedom Through Self-Reflection

Since the mid-1990s Jacques Verduin has been implementing programs that have had a high success rate in helping reform convicts. But the journey isn't easy — and requires courage and vulnerability.

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Prime Minister Theresa May Says The U.K. To Begin EU Departure By March 2017

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Spirit Of The Air Pat Metheny
Follow Me Pat Metheny Group
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A Local Sheriff's Race Is Drawing National Attention And A Hefty Price Tag

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In the Land (Of Things That Used to Be) The Golden Palominos & Kevn Kinney
Guilty Cubicles Broken Social Scene
Bad Trip The Relatives
3rd Base, Dodger Stadium Ry Cooder
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The Very Thing That Makes You Rich (Makes Me Poor) Ry Cooder
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Psychologist Helps San Quentin Prisoners Find Freedom Through Self-Reflection

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Sun Will Set Zoe Keating
We Insist Zoe Keating

Local journalist Erik McCowan, standing in the Gonzales Memorial Museum, thinks people should know the history behind the phrase, "Come and take it!" John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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For Sale: A Texan Symbol Of Defiance

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Seeking A Better Life, A Migrant Survives A Shipwreck And Wonders What's Next

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Arlanda Julia Kent
Westworld trailer music Ramin Djawadi
San Francisco Patrol Robyn Hitchcock

Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comic, writer and actor. She is the creator and co-host of the podcast 2 Dope Queens and the host of the podcast Sooo Many White Guys. Mindy Tucker/Penguin Random House hide caption

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No, 'You Can't Touch My Hair' And Other Lessons From Comic Phoebe Robinson

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Nadia Sirota wants contemporary classical music to feel approachable. "There's no chance it'll disappoint a new listener, but people do need a way in," she says. Samantha West/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nadia Sirota On Making Music Accessible (Even When It's Weird)

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Keep in Touch Nadia Sirota
Viola Concerto Part II Nadia Sirota

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