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How one bad experience with a teacher plus an MBA equaled English tutoring success.
Baboloki Thebe took up running just five years ago, and he’s already ignited the hopes of a nation.
Can Kelli Ward, a conservative mother of three, ride the immigration row to a Senate seat for Arizona?
Stanley Jungleib is at the forefront of the field of psychoenergetics — and the race for a commercial mood detector.
Joyce Tung is leading the charge for truly personalized medicine.
Rosalind Watts is tackling depression with strong psychedelic drugs.
Maine’s entry for the Year of the Woman is Terry Hayes, who’s going her own way in the gubernatorial race.
In a territorial town, Tay Keith will work with anyone. Now he’s bringing Memphis’ sound to the masses.
Atul Gawande could have been Hillary Clinton’s surgeon general. But his new job might be more important.
Lido Pimienta won Canada’s Polaris Music Prize but she is harshly critical of the country’s mistreatment of indigenous people, like her.
Susy Delgado has helped reclaim Guarani, the best preserved native language of the Americas once considered dirty.
From kicking rocks to scoring goals, Miguel Almirón is far from home.