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"Because of Winn-Dixie": Woman Counsels Against Judging Ex-Convict

Because of Winn-Dixie is about a 10-year-old girl, Opal, who learns important life lessons about loss and friendship. Her dog, Winn-Dixie, is the catalyst ...


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Father Expresses Love to Alcoholic Son

In his book, Searching for God Knows What, Donald Miller shares a story of how he helped a friend whose alcoholism was destroying his life:

Last year, ...

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Research Shows Problem Drinking Starts Early

University of Buffalo researchers surveyed the drinking habits of 2,200 Americans, and found that the younger their subjects were when they had their ...


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"War and Peace": Knowing Right and Doing Wrong

War and Peace is based on Leo Tolstoy's classic novel. With the backdrop of Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion of Russia in the early 1800s, a variety of characters ...


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"Twenty-Eight Days": Rationalizing Destructive Behavior

The movie Twenty-Eight Days derives its title from the 28 days Gwen Cummings (played by Sandra Bullock) spends in a residential treatment program. She ...


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Robert Downey Jr. on Alcohol and Drugs

At the Sundance Festival in Park City, Utah, Robert Downey Jr. said:

Oh, I can't drink these days. I'm allergic to alcohol and narcotics. If I use them, ...

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"Smoke Signals": Sin Impacts Children

Smoke Signals, a movie written by a Native American, concerns two friends, Victor (Adam Beach) and Thomas (Evan Adams), who were both saved as infants ...


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Jack Bivans Unshackled

For decades Jack Bivans has been one of the radio voices on Unshackled!, the radio theater produced by Chicago's Pacific Garden Mission for over 50 years. ...


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Prisoner of War Finds Living Harder than Death

The obituary of Colonel Floyd J. Thompson said that for nine years he "endured cold cells, jungle cages, and torture in Vietnam, becoming the longest-serving ...


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Hard-Living Grandfather Denies Sin

My mother's grandfather was a coalminer in the hills of eastern Kentucky. She called him Grampa Joe. By all accounts he lived hard, worked hard, and drank ...


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