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For Nationals pitcher Drew Storen, it was playing with chicken pox. Read from other Nationals, Washington Post writers and baseball enthusiasts about their earliest baseball memories on the Baseball Memories grid.
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Two years of conflict in Syria feat. columnist David Ignatius and foreign correspondent Liz Sly
Pulitzer prize-winning fashion journalist Robin Givhan writes:
"As Michelle Obama enters her fifth year in the White House, her image has shifted from that of an African American woman who grew up on the South Side of Chicago, to an assertive lawyer and career woman, to a non-threatening mom-in-chief harvesting sweet potatoes, to a kind of glamorous hybrid who — based on approval ratings hovering around 70 percent — both inspires and reassures."
The Post’s Jason Horowitz talks about the new pope from Rome last night on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show
Ray Clark is proof that it’s never too late to start exercising.
As he turned 102 last week, Clark was able to curl 40 pounds, work out vigorously on a rowing machine and deftly pluck bouncing eight-pound kettle bells from the air with the hand-eye coordination of a much younger man.
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Congrats to our own @coryhaik, who was just named one of the top 50 female innovators in online media. journalism.co.uk recognized these women in honor of International Women’s Day. See the full list here.
As executive producer for digital news at The Post, Cory has been instrumental in the launch of the Truth Teller Prototype and coordinating digital efforts behind the presidential inauguration and Election Day 2012.