What You Learn When Teaching For America

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Teach for America corp member, Martin Byrne, discovers his true potential with the help of 40 Cleveland students.

When Bad Men Do Good Things

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Can people be so tainted that even when they do a good deed, it somehow isn’t?

When Life Hands You Lemons, See Lemonade

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If you can see the potential in your life, you are ready to be inspired.

A Perfect Test

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A San Francisco native travels to the Mississippi Delta for lessons on another America.

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Adulthood: We’re All Screwed Up

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We adults have no idea what the heck is going on, writes stand-up comedian Bo Guthrie.

Coping With Adult ADD

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Think adult ADD doesn’t exist? Think again. J.R. Reed looks at life with the illness and shows that it doesn’t have to control your life.

Flash Fiction: An American Tragedy

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“There’s some foundational myth that adversity makes you better or stronger or whatever. That’s a nice thought, but it’s wrong.”

Out of the 18-24 Demographic Forever

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Twenty-five is an age of late night anxiety attacks and epiphanies, and hangovers that are beginning to last a second day.

Regret Is How I Roll

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His failure to live up to his potential feeds his regret which feeds his anxiety, completing J.R. Reed’s own Circle of Life.

All Children Are Born With Potential: A Talk with Wendy Foster of Big Brothers, Big Sisters

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Wendy Foster talks about the ways a friendship-based model of mentoring our youth can create positive change.

The Craziest Athlete You’ve Never Met

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You’ve probably never heard of Mario Balotelli, and if you have, it was for all the wrong reasons.

There Is No Potential

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Forget about potential, let’s remember our athletes for who they actually were.