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Megan Phelps-Roper: I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church

Here's why I left https://go.ted.com/CyvS

She has some surprisingly good insights.



I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left
What’s it like to grow up within a group of people who exult in demonizing … everyone else? Megan Phelps-Roper shares details of life inside America’s most controversial church and describes how conversations on Twitter were key to her decision to leave it. In this extraordinary talk, she shares her personal experience of extreme polarization, along with some sharp ways we can learn to successfully engage across ideological lines.

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The Flu is dangerous!

Get your flu shots early in the season. If you don't know why you should, read this story.

How my daughter died from a simple case of flu
http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/02/health/unseen-enemy-deadly-influenza-epidemic-gwen-zwanziger/index.html



How my daughter died from a simple case of flu
A mom reveals the nightmare of losing her daughter to the flu. She calls on parents, lawmakers and corporations to do more to prevent needless deaths.

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Stoicon 2017

Stoicon 2017 is scheduled for Saturday 14thOctober, and will take place in Toronto, Canada.



Stoicon: Stoicism Conference
Stoicon is an annual international conference on applying Stoic philosophy to modern life, organized by Modern Stoicism. It’s now in its fourth year. Stoicon 2017 is scheduled for Saturday …

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It's only fair. They need some skin in the game.



Remove health-care subsidies for Members of Congress and their families
Several years ago, my dad got the news that he had cancer. Sadly, he passed away. My dad had a job at the time, but his employer did not cover him, and without coverage, he avoided going to the doctor until it was too late. As Congress and President Trump try to pass a new healthcare law, I’m reminded…

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