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CNN Profiles: Bouncing back with Andrew Zolli
October 11th, 2012
11:23 PM ET

CNN Profiles: Bouncing back with Andrew Zolli

By Michael Schulder, CNN

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(CNN) - Within an hour of arriving as a freshman at Vassar College in the 1980s, Andrew Zolli met a woman. They clicked. But this CNN Profile is not a love story. It’s a story about what you can accomplish when you choose a life mission that fits you.

“My whole life I’ve been interested in hybrids. What happens when one field or discipline rubs up against another. How different fields of practice inform one another” to address “the same problem or set of concerns.” FULL POST

CNN Radio News Day: October 11, 2012
Anti-Taliban campaigner Malala Yousufzai remains in critical condition after being shot in the head earlier this week. Her struggle for gender equality is being higlighted on this International Day of the Girl.
October 11th, 2012
04:30 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: October 11, 2012

CNN Radio News Day is an evening news program providing an informative, thoughtful and creative look at the day's events. It's posted Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm ET.

 You don’t have to be at this blog to listen, we want you to take us with you! Click the download button in the SoundCloud player and put us on your smart phone or tablet and bring us with you in the car, on the train or while you’re working out.

(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

Here are some of the stories we cover in today's edition:

  • The gloves come off tonight in Danville, Kentucky as Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee, Paul Ryan square off in their one and only debate before next month's election The stakes are high for both men.  Biden hopes to stop some of the momentum gained by Governor Mitt Romney in last week's debate against President Obama.  CNN Senior Political analyst, Ron Brownstein says:

[2:02] "So much of the impact of debates is not what happens that night.  It's the coverage that follows it.  And certainly, you know, for the Democrats this has been a very rough week with a general sense that President Obama delivered perhaps the weakest performance ever by an incumbent president... in a presidential debate." FULL POST

Letting death happen, is it suicide?
In a screen grab from a video uploaded to YouTube by Grace Sung Eun Lee's family, the 28 year old with brain cancer signs over medical proxy to her father reversing a decision to turn off life-supporting machines.
October 11th, 2012
11:52 AM ET

Letting death happen, is it suicide?

By Steve Kastenbaum, CNN

(CNN) – Grace Sung Eun Lee is going to die. The 28 year old former bank manager has advanced terminal brain cancer.

The once vibrant, athletic woman is now kept alive by machines which she wanted to turn off. However, her devoutly religious parents  convinced her that she was effectively committing suicide, and that she would be condemned to hell.

So she changed her mind FULL POST

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