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Advisers were afraid to express positions contrary to the president’s views because they feared a public denunciation or “that they would be cut out,” she said.
FORMER PENCE AIDE SAYS SHE WILL VOTE FOR BIDEN BECAUSE OF TRUMP’S ‘FLAT OUT DISREGARD FOR HUMAN LIFE’ DURING PANDEMICJOSH DAWSEYSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It gave me an absolutely liberating sensation that I could do things I would generally be afraid of.
CHRISTIAN PUGLISI IS CLOSING HIS INFLUENTIAL COPENHAGEN RESTAURANTS. COVID IS ONLY PARTLY TO BLAMERAFAEL TONONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020EATER
If you’re in pain every time you move, he explains, it’s normal to become afraid of moving—and it’s a physical therapist’s job to enable you to start moving enough that you can move past the fear.
THE BEST THING FOR BACK PAIN IS ACTUALLY MORE MOVEMENTSARA CHODOSHSEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The rabies virus is just a simple packet of DNA, but its complex psychological extended phenotype influences hosts to bite and to be afraid of water, both of which help spread rabies more effectively.
THE DARK SIDE OF SMART - FACTS SO ROMANTICDIANA FLEISCHMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020NAUTILUS
We want somebody who has not been afraid to tackle those issues and has a track record to bridge the gap between the police department and Oceanside residents, particularly people of color.
OCEANSIDE IS RETHINKING ITS POLICE CHIEF HIRING PROCESS FOLLOWING COMMUNITY CONCERNSKAYLA JIMENEZSEPTEMBER 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
At the sample station in the Hong Kong Park Sports Center last week, an office worker undergoing the test told Fortune she was not afraid of the data collection.
HONG KONG’S CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTING HAS BECOME A BAROMETER OF PUBLIC TRUSTEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
And, according to contributing editor Stephanie Pearson, he’s not afraid to yell at you using foul language.
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Leopold was relentlessly curious and never afraid to change his mind after learning new facts.
BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FROM FORTUNE’S 40 UNDER 40 IN TECHRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
By the way, don’t be afraid of the nautiluses floating around.
TAKE OUR VIRTUAL TRIP TO MARS - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECALEB SCHARFSEPTEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
It’s not being afraid to make a mistake, but knowing who you are and knowing that the best way to be happy is to know yourself and know who you are and know what you believe in.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: TOMI LAHREN ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
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