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    Hang on to Your Hope

    Beloved author E. B. White received a letter predicting a grim future for humanity. His response was timeless. >>

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Why You Should Always Go to the Funeral

Sounds simple—when someone dies, get in your car and go to calling hours or the funeral. That, I… >>

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The Case of the Breast Cancer Bracelets

Can a school ban wristbands because of a slogan? You be the judge. >>

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What It’s Like to Send Your Wife to Mars

My wife wants to take a one-way trip to the red planet. Here's why I'm OK with that. >>

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Finish This Sentence: A Stranger Would Never Guess That I…

What would you say? Finish this sentence below, then go to facebook.com/readersdigest for a chance… >>

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Common British Slang You Didn’t Realize You Knew

A new book offers a quintessential guide to classic, common British phrases—including their… >>

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The Legendary Joan Rivers: Kathy Griffin and Whitney Cummings Remember

The bold, irreverent Joan Rivers was a role model to many female comics. In these excerpts from… >>

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Joan Rivers: 7 Candid, Hilarious, Unapologetic Quotes

The trailblazing, Emmy award-winning comedian and talk-show host had something to say about… >>

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Faces of America: Genius Edition

Photographer Glenn Glasser met everyday Einsteins at the World Science Festival. >>

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Vintage Circus Photos Capture Life Under the Big Tent

Take a special, black-and-white look at the public and private life of circus people in the… >>