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Watch That Temper! Americans Turn to Pros to Curb Anger

George Anderson, of Anderson Anger Management  Training, in Los Angeles, California. 
In the City of Angels, where residents rage at the time wasted in traffic jams and homicide rates are among the highest nationwide, anger therapy is by no means limited to the rich and famous. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
George Anderson, of Anderson Anger Management Training, in Los Angeles, California. In the City of Angels, where residents rage at the time wasted in traffic jams and homicide rates are among the highest nationwide, anger therapy is by no means limited to the rich and famous. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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