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Chris Wilson’s Unforgettable Story

Chris Wilson – The Master Plan – My Journey From Life In Prison To A Life Of Purpose Chris Wilson grew up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, he was so afraid for his life, he wouldn’t leave the house without a gun. One night, defending himself, he killed a man. At eighteen, he was sentenced to life in prison

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What’s On My Butt? And Other Hacks From The Parenting Trenches

Some of the best parenting advice that Hillary Frank ever received did not come from parenting experts, but from friends and podcast listeners who acted on a whim, often in moments of desperation. These “weird parenting wins” were born of moments when the expert advice wasn’t working, and instead of freaking out, these parents had a stroke of genius. For

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Should We Ignore The Prophecies Of Doom?

Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Professor Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, which play to our psychological biases. Instead, he suggests we follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise,

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2018 Redux

What will historians make of 2018? Certainly, the past twelve months will be considered extraordinary. At Life Elsewhere, we covered many of the news-breaking topics and we interviewed an intriguing mix of guests – authors, musicians, experts, and commentators. Selecting highlights from the past year’s shows was no easy task, so we settled on revisiting conversations that are memorable and

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