Tim Flannery's Help From the Infield
When Giants third-base coach Tim Flannery heard about the 2011 beating of a fan at Dodgers Stadium, he used his bluegrass chops to help the victim. He's still playing.
Robert Thurman is friends with the Dalai Lama and the Beastie Boys, has fought to free Tibet, and raised a Hollywood celebrity (Uma). Now 71, America's leading Buddhist scholar is still trying to rein in his overcrowded schedule – and occasionally his temper – and finish building the house he started 40 years ago.
Bill Martin was a seeker who traveled to the Himalayas each year to meditate with revered lamas. He was also the leader of a fake church who slept with his congregants and stole their money. Fifteen years after Martin's death, his son returned to India to finally understand what kind of man he really was.
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