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This 'Shoe Surgeon' Makes $10,000 Custom Sneakers from Scratch

VICE went to designer Dominic Chambrone’s studio in LA to see how the shoemaker creates custom kicks for celebs like Drake, DJ Khaled, and LeBron James.
VICE Staff
5.10.18
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The Ultra-Orthodox Jews Who Want to See Israel Dismantled

VICE embeds with the London branch of the Neturei Karta, a group of controversial ultra-Orthodox Jews who campaign against Zionism and for the immediate dismantling of the State of Israel.
VICE Staff
9.2.16
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What Life Is Like After Leaving a Notorious Mormon Polygamist Sect

VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
VICE Staff
9.1.16
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The Black Widow of Boxing

VICE profiles Nina Cranstoun, one of the only female boxing promoters in the UK.
VICE Staff
6.20.16
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How One Man Is Dealing with Life After Leaving His Family's Polygamist Cult

After being banished from Salt Lake City's polygamist Mormon group the Kingston Clan, Joe Robinson tries to build a new life for himself with the help of former clan members.
VICE Staff
6.9.16
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This Teenager Is Fighting Climate Change by Suing the Government

Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh is a 15-year-old who is one of the young activists who argue that the nationwide lack of action on climate change is violating his generation's rights.
VICE Staff
4.22.16
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Meet the Animator Behind Star Wars and 'Jurassic Park'

Phil Tippett is the mastermind behind some of the greatest fantasy creatures and sci-fi set pieces in cinema history.
VICE Staff
12.22.15
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Inside London's Hedonistic, Polyamorous Unicorn Movement

​When a charismatic former alcoholic named Shaft had his life changed by Burning Man, he realized that he actually identifies as a unicorn.
VICE Staff
10.21.15
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LARPing Saved My Life

In this episode of "Profiles by VICE" we meet Jon Gallagher, a LARPer with Asperger's syndrome who says live action role-playing has helped him make friends, learn social skills, and get a job.
VICE Staff
10.7.15
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Gone: How Mental Illness Derailed the Career of a Promising Young Skateboarder

As a charismatic teen, Paul Alexander seemed destined for greatness. But then he vanished.
Vice Beta
8.25.15
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Stopping HIV? The Truvada Revolution - Part 1

​A drug called Truvada is the first FDA-approved means of preventing HIV infection—could this controversial treatment be a step toward the end of the AIDS era?
VICE Staff
7.10.15
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Stopping HIV? The Truvada Revolution - Part 2

​A drug called Truvada is the first the FDA-approved means of preventing HIV infection—could this controversial treatment be a step toward the end of the AIDS era?
VICE Staff
6.4.15
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