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Measuring Success in Teamwork

UCLA took the floor in Kansas City, as the only undefeated team in the country on March 21, 1964. Despite their 29-0 record, many coaches and experts didn’t expect the Bruins to beat the Duke team in the National Championship

Ghost Tales for Christmas

On October 5, 1843, a damp, dark night in Manchester, England, 31-year-old Charles Dickens walked alone. Dickens was the most well-known author in England at this time, with nearly a fourth of the population of England reading at least one

Chariots Of Fire To The End

Eric Liddell was getting ready to stand in front of hundreds of eager listeners in Scots Kirk on Rue Bayard. He had been invited to speak, and while the most of the media ignored the news, one reporter that went

Destined to Care – Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale had arrived at the library in their Embley Park estate early this summer morning in 1844. She could hardly sleep the night before after asking Dr. Ward Howe, an American guest her parents were hosting, to meet with

Panic on the Potomac

“Take it,” Arland Williams Jr. says through chattering teeth as he pushes the life line to the other three survivors of Air Florida Flight 90. Arland had caught the line extending from the helicopter, but unselfishly passed it on as