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Ballet dancer jumping into splits in the air.

How a rickshaw driver’s son beat the odds to join a famed UK ballet school

Kamal Singh was 17-years-old when he first became transfixed by ballet dancers in a Bollywood film. At that moment, the son of a rickshaw driver in Delhi knew that he wanted to become a ballet dancer himself. Four years later, Singh has become one of the first Indian students to be admitted into Read More...

New studies are showing signs

New studies are showing signs of lasting immunity to Covid-19

With all that’s happened in the past few months regarding the coronavirus, we could use a bit of good news. And that’s exactly what we have after a recent batch of studies showed that humans have a "robust" immune response to Covid-19 that may protect them from further infection, even if they Read More...

Video: Oatmeal, the sloth, is

Video: Oatmeal, the sloth, is a little reminder to never lose hope

Meet Oatmeal, the sloth. She was first discovered in critical condition after she and her mother were severely shocked by an overhanging electric wire in Sarapiquí, Costa Rica. She is not the first orphaned sloth to call the Toucan Rescue Ranch (TRR) in Costa Rica her home. She is also not the Read More...

The power of hope

The power of hope

Freeing yourself from fear helps build the physical strength needed to fight disease and engage fully with life. David Servan-Schreiber | April/May 2010 issue I received a moving letter from a friend. “Big shock in October: breast cancer. Eighteen months of treatment. I’ll spare you the Read More...

Of laughter and land mines

Of laughter and land mines

Amy Domini | August 2009 issue Last year I visited a clinic for land mine victims in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, run by an extraordinary organization called Veterans International Cambodia. There you find extreme examples of hope and despair crowded into a small space. The clinic creates individually Read More...

When hope heals

When hope heals

How a positive sense of calm and control can help combat disease. David Servan-Schreiber | March 2009 issue Ten years after he was diagnosed HIV-positive, Paul was still alive. This was long before tri-therapy—the remarkably effective treatment that keeps AIDS patients alive—and everyone asked Read More...