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In the World — August 17, 2014

By Christy Barritt   Stranger Raises $35K for Exonerated Prisoner When a Brooklyn man was exonerated after serving nearly 25 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit, a stranger felt a call to action. Alex Sutaru heard the story of Jonathan Fleming, who’d been freed from prison after a key piece of evidence […]

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In the World — March 23, 2014

By Christy Barritt   Three-Year-Old Collects 900 Teddy Bears for Sick Children  When Bennett Nester was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2011, someone gave him a teddy bear. That teddy bear stayed with the Texas resident through his subsequent surgeries and treatment, bringing him immense comfort. Bennett, now 3, and his family want to […]