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Calculated risk: How this accounting professor infused a linear discipline with creative thinking

The education of a Certified Public Accountant is typically linear, with every class prescribed. While that approach can be effective, it has a downside: Accounting students don’t often get the opportunity to fundamentally question who they are and why they’re pursuing accounting in the first place. I think this absence of self-exploration explains why the […]

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Facing breast cancer treatment with loved ones by her side

With a family history of breast cancer, ChellyRey Reynolds knew her odds of developing the disease were higher than average. When a diagnosis came, she found herself prepared. But ChellyRey hadn’t anticipated needing extra reserves of courage and determination to comfort concerned family members. So as she pursued an alternative course of treatment in Mexico, […]

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Welcome to Nana’s Book Club

After Kathy’s children grew up, moved away, and began lives outside their hometown, she missed the day-to-day togetherness that kept their ties so strong. Here’s how Marco Polo helped Kathy re-create one of the special rituals she shared with the younger generation and in the process, build new and lasting bonds. Once upon a time, […]

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The Hollywood connection: How these industry insiders stay close amid the sprawl

In a tough town built around make-believe, how do you find and maintain authentic friendships? We got some insight from Amy, Andrea, Annie, Gillian, Kara, Lindsey, and Sasha, a seasoned group of entertainment insiders carving out meaningful lives in LA as they navigate work, relationships, motherhood, The Bachelor, and a ton of traffic. Twenty-three seasons […]

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A Marco Polo Parkinson’s Miracle

After a new treatment all but eliminated the symptoms of Andy’s Parkinson’s Disease, he experienced an unexpected and heartbreaking side effect. Andy’s wife, Michelle, shares the story of Andy’s journey – and how Marco Polo helped him reconnect with the people he loved. My husband, Andy, has lived with Parkinson’s disease since 2005. It has […]

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