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John Albert Torres

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John Albert Torres, an award-winning journalist living in Florida, has covered international news and has reported from other countries.

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    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Champion Soccer Star

    John Albert Torres
    Even though he was born with an otherworldly athletic gift, Cristiano Ronaldo's early life was anything but easy. A poor kid from Portugal, he was expelled from school at age fourteen and then diagnosed with an abnormal heart condition...Read More

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    Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports

    Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports

    John Albert Torres
    Playing team sports has many benefits, and yet high-contact sports such as football and rugby have also been linked to serious injuries, including concussions, and a higher risk of dementia, depression, and Parkinson’s disease...Read More

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    Desegregating Schools

    Desegregating Schools

    Brown v. Board of Education

    John Albert Torres and Harvey Fireside
    When the father of Linda Brown, an African American, sued to let his child go to a “white school” closer to home, history was made. When the court decided that “separate was inherently unequal,” the world changed for many students across America...Read More

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    Dwight Howard

    Dwight Howard

    A Basketball Star Who Cares

    John Albert Torres
    On the basketball court, Lakers center Dwight Howard is intimidating. A three-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, and a five-time selection to the All-NBA First Team, Howard is widely considered the best center in the game today...Read More

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    Famous Immigrant Athletes

    Famous Immigrant Athletes

    John Albert Torres
    If music is the universal language, then sports is a close second. Every four years the world comes together for soccer's World Cup as well as the Olympics. We take pride in presenting our best to compete against the best...Read More

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    Haruki Murakami

    Haruki Murakami

    Best-Selling Author

    John Albert Torres
    A child of Japan’s post-war baby boom, Haruki Murakami grew up—much to the chagrin of his parents—immersed in Western culture. The unhappy and unmotivated student didn’t begin writing until he was twenty-nine years old...Read More

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