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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Be a Movie Star

Be a Movie Star

Well, for two days, that is. The 48 Hour Film Project allows...

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Randy Pausch Passes Away

Randy Pausch Passes Away

The husband, father and professor succumbs to pancreatic cancer...

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Play It Cool

Play It Cool

One woman's "bucket list" includes acting in a play...

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The Age of Olympic Dreams

The Age of Olympic Dreams

If anyone tells you that you're too old to do something, tell...

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The Lawn Chair Balloonist

The Lawn Chair Balloonist

Dreams come in all shapes and forms—even giant balloons...

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American Dream an American Nightmare?

American Dream an American Nightmare...

With the housing crisis in full swing and suburban America...

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Musical Dreams Come True

Musical Dreams Come True

The young "In the Heights" writer wins the Tony...

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