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I am Joe Black: On Life and Death and The Practice of Kindness

  My distant neighbor Molly complains that the bunnies in her yard eat her stuff–crops, flowers and ornamental plants, but at our house, the rabbits eat dandelion stalks and leaves almost exclusively. I’m down with that. It think it’s because her husband Dave grooms their lawn so scrupulously that the rabbits don’t have access to …

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Sunday Morning — Live & Learn

  Often people are moved to tears by sadness, but occasionally people are moved to tears by goodness. That’s what happens to the audiences of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” the new documentary about Fred Rogers. The documentary demonstrates how Rogers’s children’s show got started and how he used it over 30 years to teach …

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