Good News, Bad News

A "Good News" newspaper
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April 10, 2005

Mountain climber Warren MacDonald was 32 when his doctors told him he’d spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair. It’s not that he didn’t believe them. After all, he’d just lost both his legs. But Warren MacDonald refused to be defeated by the worst news he could ever hear.  He found a way to go on climbing. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, we explore good news and bad news, and the ways we talk about them. Also, who gets to decide what’s news?

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April 10, 2006
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