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He has cherished watching his former quarterback ascend as a coach.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Heli pilots often like to ascend mountains like a ski tourer going uphill, weaving their way back and forth across the terrain.
AFTER THE CRASH, THEY SAID I WAS FINE. I WASN'T.ERIN TIERNEYFEBRUARY 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
They ascend high into a layer of the atmosphere called the stratosphere.
SPACE STATION SENSORS SAW HOW WEIRD ‘BLUE JET’ LIGHTNING FORMSMARIA TEMMINGFEBRUARY 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The lines moved slow—normally eight people fit onto the gondola, but under the new policies there was no mixing between groups, so often times the gondola ascends with just one or two passengers.
WHAT AMERICA'S RICHEST SKI TOWN'S HANDLING OF COVID-19 SAYS ABOUT THE COUNTRYLUCAS ISAKOWITZFEBRUARY 1, 2021TIME
Seeing the company's rocket drop from an aircraft last weekend and ascend into orbit on just its second attempt was darn impressive.
ROCKET REPORT: STARSHIP GOING OFFSHORE, BLUE ORIGIN MAY LAUNCH HUMANS IN APRILERIC BERGERJANUARY 22, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Graham ascended to become a top-100 recruit and signed with the Terps in the 2021 class.
JAMES GRAHAM III COULD STILL BE IN HIGH SCHOOL. INSTEAD, HE’S SETTLING IN AT MARYLAND.EMILY GIAMBALVOJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He was hoping to change government from the inside, ascending to the top office just to get close enough to confront the real power brokers of the world, a shadowy group called The Patriots.
THE BEST PRESIDENTS IN VIDEO GAMESGENE PARKJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Now, in a new study, researchers put the snakes’ skills to the test with large smooth poles, which are notoriously difficult to ascend.
THESE SNAKES WIGGLE UP SMOOTH POLES BY TURNING THEIR BODIES INTO ‘LASSOES’KATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
After crawling came walking, and now it appears, the youngster has gone even beyond that, ascending, as is often done in Washington, to higher places.
TODAY IN D.C.: HEADLINES TO START YOUR TUESDAY IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIATEDDY AMENABAR, JUSTIN WM. MOYERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When the multiply bankrupt reality-TV star ascended to office in the guise of a straight-talking financial genius, sales of “1984” increased by 9,500 percent.
CONSERVATIVES CRYING ‘ORWELL’ ARE DOWNRIGHT ORWELLIANRON CHARLESJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST

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