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Matters of the Heart

Two failed drugs tests yielded very different results. Where was the compassion for Sha’Carri Richardson when she needed it?

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In recent days, the news broke that Olympic figure skating star, Kamila Valieva, failed a drug test for a heart medication. Rather than ban her from competing, the Olympic committee has decided to allow her to retain her…




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Cindy Shapiro

Cindy Shapiro

Cindy Shapiro is long-time teacher living in Colorado. As founder of Teacher Says, a podcast and website ( she aims to elevate teachers’ voices.

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