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October 20, 2008

Head Over Heels In Debt

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HEAD OVER HEELS IN DEBT

Dan Hass was facing his 40th birthday, taking stock, when he began to see how deeply he and his wife Mary were stuck in debt. Trying to work out a budget was a strain their marriage couldn't bear: they got divorced. Dan spent 18 months living by himself in an apartment. He did nothing other than pay down the debt. As Dan and Mary tell Dick Gordon, it was a fateful meeting with a priest that brought the couple together again, with a different working model for dealing with their finances.

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Katie Chung never thought much about race while growing up in Burlington, N.C. But everything changed for her when she married her Korean boyfriend and decided to take his last name. Now she constantly has to explain herself to people who don't know what a woman named Katie Chung is "supposed" to look like.

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