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Did you read about Harper High School, Tammy Duckworth, and Banksy?

Posted By on 02.18.13 at 11:12 AM

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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That the Obama administration is embarking on a decade-long effort to map the human brain, similar to the Human Genome Project. Tal Rosenberg

• That the United Arab Emirates has become a major donor of foreign aid . . . to the United States? Mick Dumke

• The first part of NPR's two-part series on Harper High School in Englewood, where 29 current and recent students were shot last year? Julia Thiel

• About the university president who thinks the Three-fifths Compromise is a great example of democracy at work? Happy black history month! Gwynedd Stuart

Tammy Duckworth's kick-ass Q&A in the New York Times mag? Kate Schmidt

• About how, when discussing the gender gap, we ought to be a little more angry and a little less likable? Mara Shalhoup

• That early British rocker Tony Sheridan has died. Tony Adler

• About the Banksy mural just discovered missing from a London wall that has appeared in a Miami auction? —John Dunlevy

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