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Full disclosure: I have adrama degree, and my mother's been taking me to the theater since I was 7.Nonetheless, when this playwright speaks of the "critical consciousness"that theater creates in us (2:33), forcing us to be an "interpreter oflife" (3:40), we are reminded that the arts aren't esoteric but vital tothe human experience.

William Shakespeare approved this video.
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A man who uses a wheelchair fell onto the tracks in a New York City subway station on Wednesday afternoon. A CBS New York writer was at the scene of the incident and says that people rushed to save the man after they heard him "whimpering."

It's unclear why the man fell onto the tracks.

A brave rescuer risked his life by jumping on the tracks to get the man to safety knowing that the train would come barreling in at any second. The footage is even more dramatic because you can hear the station's PA system announce that the train is on its way.

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