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The Secret World of Saints

Byliner Originals, January 2012

Kateri Tekakwitha was a seventeenth-century Mohawk Indian and a Roman Catholic ascetic who slept on a bed of thorns. On December 19, 2011, Pope Benedict XVI credited her with causing a miracle. She will soon be named a saint. But what exactly does that mean? How does someone become a saint? And why is a con artist Italian friar who faked his stigmata wounds already a saint?
Edited by Laura Hohnhold.

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No One Can Save Us Now But The Saints

2014 ESPN FC World Cup Guide, June 2014

On the cusp of the 2014 World Cup, a look the Mexican national soccer team, in all its sorrow and anguish. Edited by Rebecca Nordquist.

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Coach, Remembered

Colby magazine, May 29, 2014

Until he died at age 71, while rowing on a lake in Maine, my college cross country and track coach, Jim Wescott was a mentor and sensei to hundreds of athletes. Here’s an account of what it was like to run for him. ¬†Edited by Gerry Boyle.

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The Hero’s March

The Washington Post Magazine, March 23, 2014

Searching for the ghost of Russian novelist Mikhail Lermontov (1814-41) in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia. Edited by David Rowell.

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Letter from Abkhazia

Harper's Magazine, March 2014

A journey through a Russian client state on the Black Sea. Edited by Christopher Cox.

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Mongolia Rising

The Washington Post Magazine, September 22, 2013

Mongolia strikes it rich on gold and coal. Edited by David Rowell.

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