Archive for July, 2015

The homeless man who went to Harvard Law with US Chief Justice John Roberts

The homeless man who went to Harvard Law with US Chief Justice John Roberts

By Terrence McCoy July 13, 2015 The judge settled his gaze on the homeless man accused of sleeping beside an office building in downtown Washington. It was a Saturday afternoon in early April at D.C. Superior Court, and Alfred Postell, a diagnosed schizophrenic, stood before Judge Thomas Motley. Postell’s hair was medium […]

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Derek Redmond in an iconic 1992 Olympic Moment – Don’t Give up

Derek Redmond in an iconic 1992 Olympic Moment – Don’t Give up

Unlike Carl Lewis and Daley Thompson, Derek Redmond is not a name that conjures up memories of Olympic gold medals. But it is Redmond who defines the essence of the human spirit. Redmond arrived at the 1992 Olympic Summer Games in Barcelona determined to win a medal in the 400. […]

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The right way to get jealous of schoolmates with wealthy parents

The right way to get jealous of schoolmates with wealthy parents

By Athanasios Canko, Greek-Albanian Computer Scientist I went to a public high school here in Albania. My parents weren’t wealthy at all, they couldn’t afford luxuries of any sort. They couldn’t even afford to pay for my driving course when I turned 18 (let alone even a modest car), and I […]

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Miami burglary suspect weeps when he realizes judge is former classmate

Miami burglary suspect weeps when he realizes judge is former classmate

Aflon graduating students have a life long lesson to learn from what happened recently in the USA. A man arrested in Miami, Florida (USA) got the surprise of his life when he realized the judge presiding over his bail hearing was a middle school classmate many years before. Arthur Booth was arrested by […]

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