Thursday was the first day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. For the next month, the 32 best men's national soccer teams will compete to become the next world's champion.
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Laurent Duvernay-Tardif plays pro football for the Kansas City Chiefs. He's also been going to medical school for eight years. Last week he finished and now he's a doctor.
Xia Boyu lost both feet after trying to climb Mount Everest. Later, he lost both legs. Last week he became the second person with two artificial legs to climb Mount Everest.
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Roger Bannister, the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes, has died. Bannister's 1954 run made news around the world. It also changed people's ideas about what humans could do.
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