To her surprise, she’s had some great success, including reuniting a 127-year-old letter with the author's descendants.

  • Sydney Page
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Dan Willkens has donated over 300 masks to Suburban Hospital in Bethesda.

“I really think that having the 1918 flu strengthened everything about me,” said Gerri Schappals, 102.

  • Kellie B. Gormly
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"To be honest," he said. “I don’t know if I’d have been able to do this if they hadn’t announced that roller coaster.”

  • Cathy Free
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The sisters had not seen each other in more than 50 years, though they had long been searching for one another.

  • Sydney Page
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People become happier over time after they start volunteering, according to research.

  • Elizabeth Hopper
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  • Perspective

As my bullet-point lists stared back at me, uncompleted, I kept finding more things to add to it. As my lists kept growing, so did my anxiety.

  • Andrea Laurion
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An artist filled a truck with 1,800 paintings and had them shipped 2,777 miles to one of the communities hit hardest this spring by covid-19.

  • Cathy Free
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“Descendants,” featured in the July issue of Smithsonian Magazine, includes photos of President Thomas Jefferson, human rights activist Frederick Douglass and early suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, shown side-by-side with their modern-day relatives.

  • Cathy Free
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Whether a rash, a bruise, blue lips or other common physical reactions, “it was clear to me that certain symptoms would not present the same on my own skin,” said Malone Mukwende.

  • Sydney Page
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