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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?

What's your holiday performance story?
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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The Other 'S' Word February 24, 2007E-mail this story E-mail this story
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A children's book is sparking debates on librarian message boards. The reason? One word says it all: scrotum. "The Higher Power of Lucky," by Susan Patron, is this year's Newbery Medal winner, but the opening pages have some people questioning whether it's appropriate for children. Weekend America's Julia Barton talks with some kids to hear their thoughts on the controversy.

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