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How did your life collide with the headlines in 2007?
Iraq, the subprime crisis, Facebook, immigration, oil prices - 2007 had no shortage of hefty headlines. We'd like to hear about how these and other major news events of the past year affected you. Where did your life collide with the news in 2007?

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The office talent show, the neighborhood caroling posse, the school pageant ... At holiday time we often sing, dance, and dress as shepherds. Did you bloom in the warmth of your audience's adulation, or freeze up like the snowman you'd rather be building? Did your holiday performance change your life or that of someone close to you?

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A Long Walk
Weekend America checks in with Erin McKittrick and her husband Bretwood "Hig" Higman. The couple departed Seattle, Wash., and set out for Unimak Island in Alaska on foot. The couple is 700 miles into their 4,000-mile adventure and they've already encountered a lot, including bears. Bears!

McKittrick, Higman and the Bear