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Dear Abby: The 14-year-old son of a friend of mine is having self-esteem issues and apparently is going through a very rough patch. Our family likes to participate in charity races. My boy, 13, is a talented athlete who, according to my friend, is an “overachiever.” My friend signed her family up for the same race as our family, then called me afterward to tell me she was having anxiety issues about us being there and asked me to forgo the race. (We had already paid for four registrations.) She said she could see my child taking off, winning the race and boasting to the point where her child would feel like a loser and have more self-esteem issues. Abby, although our children hung out together when they were toddlers, they haven’t in years. (click for more)

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): A period of transition comes to a close, but don't relax your guard yet because things promise to conclude on a more dramatic note than you expect. (click for more)

Dear Abby: I must take issue with your response to “Tired of Behinds” (Sept. 5), who was upset that her fiance is part of a men’s group chat that includes the sending and receiving of pornographic female images. While “boys will be boys” has been the reigning excuse for male misbehavior for centuries, times are changing. “Tired” has every right to demand that her fiance behave respectfully toward women, both publicly and in private. He may not be able to change his friends’ behavior, but he has control over his own and could demonstrate that he’s a man who respects women for who they are, not their looks or perceived sexual value. Would he want others to look at his sister, his mother, his daughter or her that way? I doubt it. (click for more)

Jake and Amber Garcia planned to ride to their reception in a vintage car. After it broke down, the wedding party came to their rescue. The photographer snapped shots of them on the side of the road. (click for more)

San Francisco-based Niantic, working with Warner Bros. Interactive's new Portkey Games, have announced the release of the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game will be in 2019. A trailer for the game premiered Wednesday, just two days before another J.K. Rowling creation, "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald," opens in theaters. (click for more)

Last year, after Ali won an Oscar for "Moonlight," St. Mary's created the Moonlight Scholarship using donations from Ali and other private donors. For now, the fund sponsors partial scholarships for students in the school's High Potential Program, benefiting students of color or those who are first in their family to attend college. Eventually, Ali — who himself participated in the High Potential Program — hopes to see the Moonlight Scholarship funding full educations. (click for more)