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Giving Tuesday: Why this Jewish billionaire supports Christian missionary doctors in Africa

Mark Gerson, Once, Dr. Tom Catena, a Catholic medical missionary then in Nairobi, Kenya, performed twelve C-sections in a single night.  In a few hours he saved more lives than most of us will in a lifetime–or several—and every mother that night came to him as a stranger. Tom does not operate that way alone. 

Churchill Downer: The Forgotten Racial History Of Kentucky’s State Song

Every year at the Kentucky Derby, crazy hat-wearing, mint julep-guzzling horse-gazers break into a passionate rendition of Kentucky’s state song, “My Old Kentucky Home.” As tradition goes, the University of Louisville Cardinal Marching Band accompanies the crowd as they croon a ballad that seems to be about people who miss their happy home. “The sun