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Friday, February 27, 2009

On today's show: We'll meet the winners and runners-up of our Six Word Memoir Contest. Plus Please Explain is all about vitamin supplements.

Six Word Memoirs

It’s a Leonard Lopate Show listener contest! Can you sum up your life in six words? A concise and pithy sentence can tell an entire life story. Try it. Here are a few examples:

"Found My Ex-Husband on Craigslist. Twice" –Yin Shin

"Manhattan presents countless options. ...

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Please Explain: Vitamin Supplements

It may seem like common knowledge that taking vitamins is good for you, but over the last few years several studies have failed to show that vitamin supplements help prevent chronic disease or prolong life. In fact, things like vitamin C, can actually help cancer cells grow. We’ll be joined ...

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