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Jacqueline Woodson speaks at TED2019: Bigger Than Us. April 15 - 19, 2019, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Dian Lofton / TED Dian Lofton/Dian Lofton / TED hide caption

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Jacqueline Woodson: What Is The Hidden Power Of Slow Reading?

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Feisty. Ambitious. Lucky. Female Writers On The Words That Undermine Women

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Trauma surgeon David Nott, shown above in Bangladesh, has volunteered in war zones and disaster areas around the world. Now he's treating COVID-19 patients in London. David Nott Foundation hide caption

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'War Doctor' Says Treating COVID-19 Is Like Fighting An Invisible Enemy

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"I wouldn't say I was head over heels. I mean, I barely knew the guy. But, somehow, I had this feeling that he was going to be the one. Or at least I really, really hoped he was." Andrews McMeel Publishing hide caption

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Want To Hear A Frank, Funny 'Muslim Love Story'? 'That Can Be Arranged'

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A worker cleans an area along the Las Vegas Strip that's now devoid of the usual crowds, with casinos and many other business shuttered. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Fighting COVID-19 Is Like 'Whack-A-Mole,' Says Writer Who Warned Of A Pandemic

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Cameron Esposito speaks at the GLAAD Media Awards on April 1, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for GLAAD hide caption

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'Save Yourself': Cameron Esposito Is Here To Help You Through Hard Times

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Samantha Irby: 'This Is The Glamorous Life Of A Writer"

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Alicia Keys Reflects On How Life Experiences Gave Her Permission To Be 'More Myself'

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A reporter wearing a latex glove raises his hand to ask President Trump a question during a coronavirus briefing at the White House on March 16. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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'All Of This Panic Could Have Been Prevented': Author Max Brooks On COVID-19

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People of Japanese descent wait in line for their assigned homes at an internment camp reception center in Manzanar, Calif., the same camp in which John Tateishi was detained as a child. AP hide caption

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In 'Wine Girl,' Taking On The Old Boys Of The Wine World

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In this Nov. 5, 2009 file photo, Reginald Dwayne Betts, writing workshop program director, speaks during a school forum on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Betts, a convicted felon who graduated from Yale Law School and won acclaim as a poet, was admitted to the state bar Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, by the Connecticut Bar Examining Committee. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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In 'Felon,' Poet Reginald Dwayne Betts Returns To His Time In Prison

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'There's No Map': Glennon Doyle On Living An 'Untamed' Life

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In 'The Glass Hotel,' Emily St. John Mandel Asks: How Many Chances Do We Get?

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William Gibson Says Today's Internet Is Nothing Like What He Envisioned

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Electoral College 'Not Carved In Stone:' Author Advocates Rethinking How We Vote

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Authors Jason Reynolds, left, and Ibram X. Kendi spoke to students at a high school in Washington D.C. about their new book, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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A History Book That Isn't: Finding A Way To Teach Racism To A New Generation

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"The Paper Kingdom," Papa said. "Didn't we tell you before? This is the land of the Paper King!" Pascal Campion/Random House Books for Young Readers hide caption

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Behold: The Magic Of Take Your Child To Work Night

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