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Wed April 20, 2011
NPR Story

'Beauty Shop': Soaps Opera, Idols and Mental Illness

The long running soap opera, "All My Children," has been canceled. Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones announced she's been treated entering treatment for bipolar disorder, and five women were voted off of American Idol in five weeks. Host Michel Martin turns to the ladies of the 'Beauty Shop' for stories that need a woman's touch. Joining Martin in the shop are Danielle Belton, author of The Black Snob blog, Galina Espinoza, editorial director for Latina magazine, and Mary Elizabeth Williams, staff writer for Salon.com.