Philadelphia Magazine

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The Edward Snowdens of 1971

In March 1971, John and Bonnie Raines broke into an FBI office, stealing documents that revealed that the government was spying on its own citizens. Today, they’re hailed as heroes. Is this what the future holds for Edward Snowden?

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Birdie Africa: The Lost Boy

What happened to the only child who survived the 1985 MOVE bombing.

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Has Carl June Found a Key to Fighting Cancer?

The long road to a potential breakthrough.

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Thin Mountain Air

How pitching phenom Steve Carlton became a yoga-loving conspiracy theorist who calls a concrete bunker his home.

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Boo-Boos in Paradise

Fact-checking David Brooks.

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Trashed

An investigation into how a 19-year-old college freshman ended up buried in a landfill.

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It's a Wawa World

Inside the cult appeal of the hit convenience mart/gas station Wawa.