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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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Remembering Balbir Singh Sodhi September 15, 2007E-mail this story E-mail this story
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Sodhi brother
On Sept. 15, 2001, Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed in front of his gas station in a suburb of Phoenix, Ariz. His killer believed he was avenging the September 11 terrorist attacks by killing a Muslim, but Sodhi was a Sikh. Since then the Sodhi family suffered another tragedy when Balbir's brother was gunned down in San Francisco. Reporter Rene Gutel tells the story of how one surviving brother's life has been changed by these incidents.

The turban has been part of the Sikh faith since it was founded in the 1500s. Recently, the Transportation Security Administration has re-issued guidelines about searching headgear, including turbans. The rules have Sikhs upset. Nirinjan Singh Khalsa is executive director of the California Sikh Council in Irvine, Calif. He speaks with Weekend America host Bill Radke about what he does to educate others about his faith.

Host Bill Radke receiving a turban lesson