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The year you were born, Gina Maranto wrote about women who put off trying to have children until their mid-thirties, and the reasons society should enable them to delay their careers instead of their childbearing.
In April 2012, David Rohde wrote about political changes and their effect on the progress and then stall of the post-genocidal healing process in Bosnia.
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In June 2013, Michael Anthony Adams wrote about how the video-sharing service has helped fill a void in his life—and the lives of many other young viewers.
Modern Family premiered in 2008.
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In December 2013, Alan Taylor published a retrospective of Mandela's life.
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