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Amos Alonzo Stagg

Amos Alonzo Stagg helped build the modern game of football during his 41 years as head coach at the University of Chicago. Known as “the grand old man,” he’s credited …..

Elizabeth Strout

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Olive Kitteridge, the collection of related stories that works as a novel. She grew up mostly in Maine, attended Bates College …..

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Dean Martin

Dean Martin had a long career in music and comedy, mostly in the guise of a bemused and handsome crooner of ballads. With his Italian good looks, wavy hair and velvety …..

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Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky went from indie film hero to outcast and back to hero again in his first decade of filmmaking, before being Oscar-nominated as best director for his 2010 film …..

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Jerry Lewis

Slapstick and funny-face specialist Jerry Lewis was one of the top movie comedians of the 1950s and 1960s. Jerry Lewis got his start with singer Dean Martin as Martin & Lewis, a …..

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