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High Hurdles

How Olympian Edward Neufville overcame civil war, immigrant status and a speech impediment to amend the U.S. Patriot Act

It's a good thing Edward Dosa-Wea Neufville III likes challenges, because his life has seen plenty. He was born in Yekepa, Liberia, and fled a bloody civil war in 1990 at the age of 14. Six years later, as a student-athlete at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he helped put together a Liberian relay team for the 1996 Summer Olympics even though civil war still raged at home. He now runs a thriving immigration law practice in Silver Spring, Md., helping others gain their U.S. …

Have Salami, Will Travel

Alan B. Plevy takes Katz's kosher salami around the world        

It might be easier to tick off the places Alan B. Plevy hasn't been. He's traveled through most of Europe and been to China twice. He climbed a volcano in Costa Rica and viewed the sunrise from atop Egypt's Mt. Sinai. He's spent time in Colombia, Morocco, Tibet and Mongolia. Remember the Holy Grail temple from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade? Plevy visited it in Petra, Jordan. His home study is lined with photos from his travels: a shot of villagers drying rugs following a rainstorm in the …

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