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For an actor who took us through space and time to go back to the future on the silver screen, it’s fitting that he’s now guiding us toward the future with a race toward a cure for Parkinson’s disease.

Since 2000, the Michael J. Fox Foundation has funded more than $750 million for Parkinson’s research. Fox, the acclaimed television and film actor, announced he had the neurological movement disorder in 1991.

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Dear Gymnastics: I Still Love You

Grieving for and appreciating the sport that’s taken a beating since the Nassar scandal.

It’s been more than 16 years since I stepped into a gym as a competitive gymnast — but fewer than 16 months since I began struggling with grief and anger when the full horrors of the Larry Nassar abuse scandal unfolded. The former USA Gymnastics national team physician and trainer has now been accused of abusing more than 300 women and girls under the guise of medical treatments for sports injuries.

The brave women who have come forward, the advocates such as Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Moceanu speaking up and out on behalf of other athletes — and especially the bravery of my beloved coach Trudi Kollar, the world-class gymnast with whom I trained at Geza Pozsar’s national training center in Sacramento, California – as well as journalists like Rachel Nichols who have tried to separate a sport we love from the ugly questions that sometimes seems to linger around it post-#MeToo — all of these people have inspired me to try to understand the questions that have been haunting me for months:

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Norman Lear’s Daughter Shares How Her Prolific Father Kept Creativity 'All In The Family'

At 95, Lear’s fatherly advice provides wisdom for all of life’s ups and downs.

Legendary television and film producer and activist Norman Lear knows a thing or two about laughter.

He's been helping generations of Americans split sides for decades via his smart, politically minded, and hilarious hit shows, including "All in the Family," "The Jeffersons," "Maude," and “One Day at a Time” — a beloved Cuban-American version of which has just started production on its third season at Netflix.

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Kristen Bell Honors The Gymnasts Of The #MeToo Movement

The Foundation for Global Sports Development presented 23 gymnasts with a historic award and will launch a new abuse prevention program.

Three trailblazing women — Kristen Bell, Josina Anderson, and Dominique Moceanu — were on hand to honor 23 gymnasts at a recent gala in Los Angeles.

It was a night to be remembered after a year that some athletes in the gymnastics community might like to forget.

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