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Hidden Gems

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Hurricane Scale

Born in 1917 in Brooklyn, NY, this man grew up to be a civil engineer. At the age of 30 he went to work for Dade County, Fla., updating the local building code. Important work to be sure, but nothing glamorous or historic. But one thing would set this hidden gem apart. He had developed […]

Valerie Harper’s Secret Weapon

Anecdotal evidence suggests that children of teachers and coaches might achieve more than others.