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Figure skater Adam Rippon on his early days and financial struggles

The Olympic Bronze medalist stops by Marketplace Morning Report to discuss his road to success.
Adam Rippon competes during the Men's Single Free Program on day eight of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games  Feb.17, 2018.
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Thoughts on creativity from lyrical powerhouse Rakim

Sep 27, 2019
The influential emcee reflects on his life, his creativity and his career.
"I loved every aspect of the culture and tried my hand at all of it," Rakim says of growing up with hip-hop.
Photo courtesy Rakim & Associates

Tina Brown on Vanity Fair in the '80s, sexual harassment and being a "lady boss" her entire career

Dec 7, 2017
The former editor was an "observer at the feast" during the glitzy Reagan era and wrote about it in a new book.
Tina Brown speaks at the Women in the World Summit in 2015 in New York City.
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Bryan Cranston: actor, producer, author....and chicken farmer?

Oct 12, 2016
Cranston discusses his best-known roles — including Walter White — as well as his troubled childhood.
Bryan Cranston attends The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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'OITNB' star was alone at age 14 after parents were deported

May 3, 2016
Actress Diane Guerrero discusses immigration from a personal perspective.
Diane Guerrero's memoir is “In The Country We Love: A Family Divided.”
Jeffrey Mosier

Alison Bechdel on storytelling "for the forces of good"

Mar 17, 2015
We caught up with the cartoonist and memoirist at SXSW Interactive.

Life as a remover

Jul 15, 2014
It takes a certain temperament to move corpses to funeral homes for a living.

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What should your political memoir be called?

Jun 10, 2014
Time magazine made a memoir title generator to help.