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Kim Edwards
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In Edwards's story, Stephen says that he is going to skydive because his personal integrity is at stake, and then he backs out at the last minute, although he lies about his jump. In Stephen Carter's Integrity (1996), the author poses questions about the degradation of personal integrity in society and offers an eight-principle program for a return to traditional ethics, especially in democracies like the United States.

John Forbes Nash Jr. is a schizophrenic who is also a Nobel Prize-winning economist. In A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr. (1998), Sylvia Nasar gives a thorough overview of Nash's life in mathematics and madness. The book was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film in 2001.

Shine, another biographical film that earned several Oscars, details the story of David Helfgott, a musical prodigy who is driven into a mental breakdown as...

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