From our “Brain Matters” series, a story about how music helps in the development of the human brain.
A cartoon by David Sipress. For more cartoons from our Summer Fiction Issue: http://nyr.kr/1kxUOii
Every workday, Dr. Jessica Nitardy leaves her home near El Paso, Texas and drives for more than an hour to the Mexican border. She crosses immigration and heads to her dental practice in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which until recently was considered one of the most dangerous cities in the world.
But the patients she sees aren’t Mexican—almost all are American.
“I can count my Mexican patients on my fingers,” she told me in a phone interview. “No, they all come from Austin, Houston, even Florida, Colorado, Alaska … ”
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Can you guess the three idioms illustrated in the cartoons?
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Adventuresome hedgehog is Instagram star
With more than 82,000 followers on photo-sharing app Instagram, Biddy is the most popular — and certainly the most well traveled — hedgehog on the Web.
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