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JAH MON!

For three hours we were transported to Jamaica and Ethiopia on Bob Marley’s reggae riffs, exhorted by guys in dreadlocks to “stand up for your rights”. From what geyser did this cry for freedom spring?

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THE GENIUS AMONG US

THE GENIUS AMONG US

Approaching midnight, on November 19, 2012, when Tusker founder Eddie Frank’s father, Mike, passed away peacefully at Eddie’s home, with Eddie and his wife Amy by his side – as they tell it, with a grin on his face – the world lost a true genius.

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DEADLY BEAUTIFUL

Legendary female Samurai warrior Tomoe Gozen paved the way for the highly successful women of modern-day Japan.

As beautiful as she was deadly, Tomoe was a woman not to be messed with.

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THE FOUR O’CLOCK FLOWER

From “The Odyssey” to “Robinson Crusoe”, stories of survival have seized the imagination for centuries.

The idea of cheating death keeps us captivated and dares us to tread where our fears keep us from going.

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THINGS THAT QUICKEN THE HEART

By on August 31, 2012 in Amazing Individuals Category

Imagine being world famous and revered for a body of work yet passing away with fans knowing absolutely nothing about you, let alone your name.

Such is the case of pioneer filmmaker, Chris Marker, whose life of sublime travel and profound documentary filmmaking ended this July at the age of 91.

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