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Amelia Earhart

July 24 is Amelia Earhart Day And in headlines this week is the startling, perhaps credible information that she might not have crashed into the ocean, but instead may have landed on a South Pacific island where she was captured by the Japanese and imprisoned.  Whatever her ultimate fate,  Amelia Earhart was a pioneering aviator […]

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Mika Brzezinski

The bold Mika Brzezinski is an American television host who was born in New York City. She began her journalism career as an assistant at ABC’s World News This Morning after graduating from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. During her early career, she worked as a co-anchor for MSNBC afternoon show Homepage as well as […]

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Bob Woodruff

Bob Woodruff was born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Woodruff began his career as an attorney after receiving his BA from Colgate University and his Juris Doctor from University Law School. In 1989, while teaching law in Beijing, he was hired by CBS News to work as a translator during the Tiananmen Square uprising. Shortly after […]

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Elizabeth Vargas

The beautiful and talented Elizabeth Vargas was born in Patterson, New Jersey. After spending most of her youth as an Army brat, Vargas attended the University of Missouri in Columbia where she received her bachelor’s degree in journalism, which led to her debut broadcast as a reporter for NBC affiliate KOMU-TV. Throughout her early career […]

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Earvin Johnson

Earvin “Magic” Johnson was born in Lansing, Michigan where he grew to love the sport of basketball. Johnson was first nicknamed “Magic” as a 15-year-old sophomore playing for Everett High School, when he recorded a triple-double of 36 points, 18 rebounds and 16 assists. Although he was recruited by several top-ranked colleges he decided to stay close to home and attended Michigan […]

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