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Prez Bush on Bono

Bono is the real deal. He has a huge heart and a selfless soul, not to mention a decent voice. @laurawbushand I are grateful he came to the ranch to talk about the work of @thebushcenter, @onecampaign, @PEPFAR, and our … Continue reading

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Bono on Prez Bush

More than 11 million people are alive today thanks to this man’s creation of PEPFAR, the U.S. AIDS program that has been saving lives and preventing new HIV infections for over 10 years, with strong support from political leaders right, … Continue reading

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U2’s Adam Clayton in kimono in Houston Whataburger after big show

You know you’re the bass player of one of the most legendary bands in the world when you’re hanging out in a kimono in a Whataburger parking lot at midnight in Houston with your drummer and a police officer. Rock … Continue reading

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Bono celebrates at Whataburger after big show in Houston

After celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Joshua Tree album at NRG Stadium in Houston, Bono was asked, “What’s next?” His response, “I’m going to Whataburger!” (Kidding, but the photo’s legit. Photo from Twitter.)

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U2’s “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”

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Meeting up with Danny Trejo

Great honor to run into actor and restauranteur Danny Trejo while hanging out with mom at the UCLA Medical Center last week in Westwood. Trejo had his life flipped upside down during the Cinco de Mayo riots at San Quentin … Continue reading

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With ‘Lowriders,’ peek into East L.A.’s custom-car culture

By Tre’vell Anderson, Los Angeles Times On any given day, Angelenos can be treated to traveling art galleries rich with uniquely American culture and California-grown talent — if only they viewed lowriders, the custom old-school cars tricked out with candy-colored … Continue reading

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Born Again: With help from friends, Mavis Staples takes us there again

By Kelly McCartney Sixty-five years into her recording career, Mavis Staples’ incomparable voice and infectious spirit are truly wonders to behold. Born in 1939 to Oceola and Roebuck “Pops” Staples, Mavis got her start early, singing in church and at … Continue reading

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This woman preacher is schooling the Christian boys club on the crucifixion

“Fleming Rutledge, 79, is a theologian and one of the first women ordained in the Episcopal Church. Her book, ‘The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ,’ is a magisterial 669-page tome that has garnered the attention and respect of some unlikely religious … Continue reading

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A Muslim cook wanted to stop the hate. So she started inviting strangers to dinner.

Was struck by this story from Rebekah Denn in the Washington Post because of the tenacity, vulnerability, and hospitality of Amanda Saab and her husband Hussein. One need not agree with Islam (or Buddhism or Hinduism or Atheism) to know that … Continue reading

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