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The Bomb saved my mom

I was in my 20s when I came to fully appreciate the contradiction of my mom’s life: Had it not been for The Bomb dropped on Hiroshima, she very well might not have survived the Japanese prison camp in Indonesia.

The nature of effective leadership will be the topic of the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Leigh Stanfield will air from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

Stanfield, a communication studies major from Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, presented her research in May at the 2015 NCA Undergraduate Honors Conference at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Discarded household items can serve as the foundation for a new home and a new life for some MTSU students in the annual “Great Giveaway.”

Raiders for Christ, an MTSU student organization, will accept donations of gently used furniture and other goods from 8:30 a.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 1, through Wednesday, Aug. 19, at its headquarters, 1105 E. Bell St. in Murfreesboro.

The items will be given to MTSU international students from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 22.

America's most embarrassing statistic — and one effort to change it

Why is the US the only industrialized nation with a rising rate of maternal mortality? Supermodel-turned-maternal health advocate, Christy Turlington Burns talks about her latest mission to raise awareness about maternal deaths.

Sarah Hepola's Blackout is more then just another drinking memoir

Blackout memoirist Sarah Hepola writes candidly about the nights she can't forget — because she can't remember them.

  

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