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Archive: June 6, 2010 - June 12, 2010

Character counts

Youngsters are watching these athletes, and imitating them. So their character, or lack thereof, is of consequence.

By Jan Scruggs | June 10, 2010; 10:51 PM ET | Comments (1)

Lessons in leadership

We often can't control things that happen to us or happen around us. But we can control our reactions to them.

By Marissa Levin | June 10, 2010; 5:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

The lost art of integrity

Galarraga will be known not only as a great baseball player, but also as a great man. As the years go by, people will remember "the story" long after the statistic.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | June 10, 2010; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (2)

A lump in the throat

Calls can be corrected in professional football, tennis and horse racing, to mention only a few. In the Galarraga case, the umpire's call should have been changed.

By Cleve Francis | June 10, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

Perfect imperfection

Forgiveness rarely snags headlines in the mosh pit of the daily news. Bleeding bodies and screamers fill our screens and front pages. 'Outrage' is associated with somebody getting small fries at McDonald's window when she ordered large.

By Patricia McGuire | June 10, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

A beautiful game

Baseball is as close to a perfect game as it gets, and while it's a shame that Galarraga was denied this tremendous honor, the sanctity of the game is more important than any one person or event.

By Hile Rutledge | June 10, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Much work, and reward

It is certainly worth sticking it out with a real life partner who understands and appreciates you despite one's failings.

By Jan Scruggs | June 7, 2010; 9:16 PM ET | Comments (0)

Shared visions

Can a marriage that falls apart still be considered successful? Yes. For as long as it lasts, there can be "good" in a marriage. Al and Tipper Gore raised productive children and were engaged in outstanding projects.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | June 7, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Gift of freedom

Perhaps each of the Gores is giving the other the gift of freedom at a moment in their lifespan when they still have the ability, energy and vision for one final great act or far-flung adventure.

By Patricia McGuire | June 7, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

A sad, slow unraveling

Is it really possible for two people to travel the exact same road, grow at the exact same pace, and develop in the exact same way emotionally, spiritually and intellectually so they stay in sync for their entire lives?

By Marissa Levin | June 7, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

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