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Auschwitz Survivor Eva Mozes Kor Embraces Former Nazi Guard In Extraordinary Show Of Compassion

Decades after the liberation of the infamous Nazi death camp, a former prisoner and guard share a public embrace.

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As a subject of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele’s horrific experiments at Auschwitz, Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor has come as close to experiencing evil in its purest form as just about anyone.

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Forgive to Live: New Research Shows Forgiveness Is Good for the Heart

As more medical researchers examine the physiological effects of forgiveness, the idea that it can be a powerful tool in healing is gaining support.

For thousands of years the world's religions have been preaching—if not always practicing—forgiveness. Now the medical community is finding that there are more benefits to letting things go than just better relationships and peace of mind. As the results of long-term studies on the physiological impacts of forgiveness trickle in, the evidence is stacking up behind a single idea: Truly forgiving those who have wronged us is good for our health in myriad waysit lowers blood pressure, improves sleep, and increases life span.

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Wait, the Dalai Lama Supports the Killing of Bin Laden?

In a speech in Los Angeles, the Tibetan leader was asked about the Bin Laden killing. His answer suggests he might be OK with it.

The Dalai Lama has now weighed in on whether the United States was right to kill Osama Bin Laden, albeit in kind of vague terms.

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