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Elizabeth Letts, “The Eighty-Dollar Champion”

I don’t touch a horse from one year to the next but I did go through an intense pre-adolescent equine phase. Naturally that included, in addition to riding every moment I could (and scheming to convert our garage back into … Continue reading

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Laura Hillenbrand, “Unbroken”

There is no story without conflict. We can all agree on that. Another theory, widely accepted, is that extreme pressure reveals character, but I’m no longer sure I buy it. After having seen Louie Zamperini through 47 days afloat on … Continue reading

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