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The Christ Hospital Health Network

Americans love #SharkWeek

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/31/19, 11:13 am

The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati is catching the “Shark Week” wave by giving each baby born there this week a “Baby Shark” onesie. In celebration of the Discovery Channel’s immensely popular annual event, the hospital also created an Instagram filter and the social media hashtag #BabySharkWeek.

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Netflix

Short of gold

Television | Netflix series Losers examines how eight athletes responded to defeat
by Jenny Rough
Posted 7/18/19, 12:57 pm

French figure skater Surya Bonaly placed fourth at the 1994 Winter Olympics, two places behind American sweetheart Nancy Kerrigan. Afterward, Bonaly walked into an empty dressing room and cried, frustrated that she hadn’t medaled. Still, she pressed on to compete in the 1994 World Figure Skating Championships, landing difficult jumps and combinations. There, she faced disappointment again, earning silver instead of the gold she believed she deserved.

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HBO

A debt to the truth

Television | Chernobyl honestly portrays the disaster that can ensue when people believe in lies 
by Megan Basham
Posted 6/13/19, 01:25 pm

The book of Romans teaches that God’s invisible qualities are evident in His creation—thus, people have no excuse for failing to know Him. It seems fair to posit the inverse is equally true: It shouldn’t take a reading of Calvin’s treatise on total depravity to have a pretty good understanding of our nature as well. In that respect, the ideology of a particular storyteller often isn’t terribly important. So long as he strives to tell his tale honestly, the objective realities of God’s world will shine through.

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