Summer Postcards 2006

The Power of Whining

MEHEBA, Zambia—Jean Zawadi doesn’t look like a fighter at first glance. With her tightly twisted hair, colorful “chitenge” (skirt) and

Working Out, Harvard Style

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The final test was a mile walk. After racing to perform as many crunches in two minutes as possible,

Flying a Crimson Flag

BEIJING—Three objects sit on my desk: a Chinese-English dictionary, a lamp, and my computer. For anyone who knows me, this

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