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Shorts: Cut and Run

November 1st, 2013

Episode 119 of 201 episodes

Legions of athletes, sports gurus, and scientists have tried to figure out why Kenyans dominate long-distance running. In this short, we stumble across a surprising, and sort of terrifying, explanation.