Good riddance, 2009. Usually, I’m more sentimental about passing from one year to the next, but, quite frankly, I think we’re all ready to close the books on the so-called 2000s and especially on the past 12 months. Certainly, there were bright spots in the past decade, but when we recall the years from our rockers, accounts of 9/11, shock and awe, and the Great Recession will surely dominate our stories, lending gravitas to the hard-won wisdom we gathered at the ...

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