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Young Benjamin Franklin’s Boyhood Heroes
6 min read
Young Benjamin Franklin, aka "the boy," was driven to success despite great hardships he faced while growing up. Here were some of his boyhood heroes.
The Essential Elements of a Romance Novel Hero
4 min read
He doesn’t have to be rich and powerful. He doesn’t have to be tall and dark. He doesn’t even have to be handsome, although to the right woman – or man – the light of his smile is everything
Are Heroes Born or Made? A Q&A with Christopher McDougall
3 min read
Author of Born to Run, Christopher McDougall, stops by to chat about his new book, his experience writing in the wake of bestsellerdom, and exploring the limits of human endurance.