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The Complex Hero Complex

Storytelling is not surprisingly the main focus of the UC Berkeley Center for Health Leadership Association's annual conference, StoryCon — more importantly, how can communicators who work in public health use stories to get the public to take action. There was a lot of great information at the conference, and I can't go over every single point speakers made at the conference. But I did have one particularly dorky revelation.

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Best Albums of 2013

This year was missing a little something. For me, there was no Celebration Rock — the 2012 album by Canadian duo Japandroids, which easily topped many year-end lists including mine. But there were a few surprises and some strong debuts. Before you ask "What about [insert name of band]?", I'm listing albums, not singles. A strong single does not make a strong album. Without further ado, my list for 2013.

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