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How Studio 360 listener Jeff House learned to love Shakespeare after watching his own life unfold on stage.
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How Victoria de Puy and her daughter Geraldine came to understand their relationship through the friendship of Snoopy and Woodstock.
Shara Worden grew up singing Bach and other religious music. But hearing Whitney Houston on the radio changed her direction — and gave her the courage to make music of her own.
Amy Douglas was suffering from depression and an eating disorder at a boarding school for troubled kids. Then she stumbled on the cassette tape that changed her life.
As a teenager, Kevin Barnes from the band Of Montreal learned the Rolling Stones’ “Under My Thumb,” and those simple chords changed the course of his life.
Comics and graphic novels haven’t traditionally been welcoming places for women. Jessica Abel, a graphic novelist and teacher, is working to change that.
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