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Famous Explorers

Rochel Burstyn

There was a time when people didn’t know if and where life existed outside their little communities. Some curious people said, “I wonder what’s out there.…” and they ventured out into the great unknown, sometimes meeting success, sometimes not.… Some of their brave attempts literally changed the world. Meet some world famous explorers and hear about their adventures.

 

On the Job: Allan and Karen Franco — Nitpickers

Margie Pensak

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year head lice infect 6 to 12 million American children, ages 3 to 11 in theUnited States. Meet Allan and Karen Franco, ofSilver Spring,Maryland, who are doing their part to help rid us of these culprits.

 

DMC’S: On the Road

As told to Leah Gebber

So, I’m on the road with my cousin Amy. We’re heading up north toManchester for another cousin’s wedding. Amy’s parents can’t make it — some kind of work conference inCalifornia, and they left Amy behind. So that’s how Amy’s with us in the car, traveling. My neck hurts ’cuz I already had an updo done inLondon before we left, and I don’t want to rest my head against the back of the seat and risk ruining it.

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Perspective Shift
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Mission with Ambition
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Drop the Nagging
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Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”