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Half-Life

In this poetic, moving memoir, Joshua Prager tells the story of the bus crash on an Israeli road that broke his neck and turned his life into “before” and “after.”

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Was the ’51 Giants Comeback a Miracle, Or Did They Simply Steal the Pennant?

Months shy of the 50th anniversary of Bobby Thomson’s “Shot Heard Round the World,” questions have surfaced over whether the 1951 New York Giants won the pennant fairly or used an elaborate scheme to steal it.

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Runaway Money

Goodnight Moon couldn’t protect its heir from life’s nightmares.

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A Movie Stokes My Memory

Quadriplegia and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.

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The Accidental Activist

She appeared to be the perfect plaintiff in a case that changed America’s political landscape: Roe v. Wade, decided by the Supreme Court 40 years ago this month. But Norma McCorvey, now 65, was never what she seemed: neither as the pregnant Texas woman who won fame as abortion-rights icon “Jane Roe,” nor as the pro-life activist she would become.

Feb 2013
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A Chilling Photograph’s Hidden History

Twenty-six years ago, a picture of an execution in Iran won the Pulitzer Prize. But the man who took it remained anonymous. Until now.

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For Branca, an Asterisk of a Different Kind

Ralph Branca, who almost 60 years ago pitched the “shot heard round the world,” has learned of a secret that his mother never told him about.

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The Wallenberg Curse

The search for the missing Holocaust hero began in 1945. The unending quest tore his family apart.