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When Power Goes To Your Head, It May Shut Out Your Heart

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Liza Long's son, 13, struggles with rage and violent outbursts. After the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Long wrote a blog post advocating for better care for mentally ill youth. StoryCorps hide caption

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