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Tall Poppies Review: ‘Entanglement’: A Story of Friendship, Loyalty, and Struggles

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Entanglement by Katie Rose Guest Pryal is an evocative story of enduring friendship and the ties that bind. Charismatic Daphne, and her more reserved best friend Greta, both have troubled pasts so they are anxious to start an exciting new chapter in Los Angeles near the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. No matter what happens, they know they have each other. The girls quickly find work and a cute, quirky apartment. When they can’t immediately afford furniture they make the best of things and sleep on the floor where they muse together about their ambitions and dreams. With care and tenderness, Daphne guides Greta through the painstaking death of her mother, who had been suffering with a terminal illness. Steadfast…

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Spartan Up! How Olympic Cyclist Taylor Phinney Overcame a Debilitating Injury

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After fracturing his leg during the U.S. National Championship Road Race in 2014, Taylor Phinney worried his career had come to a screeching halt. How did he keep his injury from changing his identity as an Olympic cyclist? Phinney sat down with Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, Founder and CEO of Spartan Race, to chat about how he pushed through the pain, healed and fought his way back to the top. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times bestselling author, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on an off the course. In Spartan Up! The Podcast, Joe…

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