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  • proper n. A surname.


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  • For Abood, the 21-year-old younger brother of two-time Australian swimming champion Matthew Abood who covers 50 meters in the pool in 22 seconds, the new technology the results have so far been promising.

    To Swim Faster, Try Going Higher

  • "When I get back out of the pool now I'm ready to go again rather than sucking in air trying to recover," said Andrew Abood, one of Australia's top relay swimmers from the Sydney Park Olympic Aquatic Centre, home to the 2000 Summer Olympics.

    To Swim Faster, Try Going Higher

  • In that case, the Court cited Abood v. Detroit (1977), which held that nonunion teachers could not be forced as a condition of their employment to pay a fee equivalent to union membership fees if it supported speech to which they did not agree.

    Matthew Yglesias » Constitutional Objections to Health Reform

  • Much of counterinsurgency is about developing relationships and through Abood, I am convinced that we were able to foster the close ties with local leaders and civilians we needed to keep us safe.

    Zachary J. Iscol: Don't turn the page on our translators

  • I owe my life and the lives of my Marines to my translator Abood.

    Zachary J. Iscol: Don't turn the page on our translators

  • But in late 2005, during the darkest days of the war in Iraq, Abood had to flee his home with his family.

    Zachary J. Iscol: Don't turn the page on our translators

  • Abood realized the breakdown story had been a friend's way of easing him toward the tragedy.

    Baghdad Burning

  • Abood, 21, could only get close enough to see the two-door Opel engulfed in flames, incinerating 57-year-old Hafd Abood and two women colleagues from his office in an airport bank.

    Thursday, July 31, 2008

  • My father was inside, burning," Abood recalled, describing how he beat himself and fell on the ground in anguish before the soldiers ordered him to stay away."

    Thursday, July 31, 2008

  • Mr. Ubeid began working at the Abood family's vegetable and fruit stand at a local market in Sadr City.

    Iraq, 5 Years On,


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