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Who is the all-time leading rusher in Pittsburgh Steelers history?

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Pittsburgh: A steel community

In the vast expanse of America's industrial tapestry, Pittsburgh stands tall. A beacon of resilience. A symbol of reinvention. Its story? A dance between eras. From the "Steel City" days, powering the nation, to its modern rebirth as a nexus of innovation. The city's golden age? Marked by the hum of steel mills, and the glow of furnaces. But it wasn't just about steel. It was about the grit of its people, their spirit.

Economic downturns? They came. The steel industry's decline? It hit hard. But Pittsburgh? It sought a new identity. This wasn't just diversification. It was a bold statement. A proclamation that Pittsburgh was more than its past. It was about the future. And what a future it envisioned! From steel behemoth to tech titan, the city's transformation was meteoric. Skyscrapers, once symbols of its steel might, now stood testament to its tech prowess.

Challenges? Of course. Detractors? Plenty. They spoke of the risks, the workforce transition, and the global economy's fickle nature. But Pittsburgh? It had a vision. With strategic investments and community spirit, it forged ahead. The journey? Not always smooth. But the outcome? Undeniable. Today, Pittsburgh isn't just a chapter in America's industrial story. It's a testament to reinvention, resilience, and the power of vision. A city that once roared with furnaces now hums with innovation. And its story? It's far from over.

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Quiz WriterJoselyn, Heywise Staff

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Football royalty in Hollywood?

Siblings Kate and Rooney Mara aren't just Hollywood's shining stars; they hail from a lineage deeply rooted in the world of American football. The Mara sisters are uniquely positioned at the intersection of two of America's most beloved pastimes: film and football. Their mother, Kathleen Rooney, belongs to the family that has owned the Pittsburgh Steelers since 1933. On the other side, their father, Christopher Mara, is part of the Mara family, which has held the reins of the New York Giants since 1925.

While the glitz and glamour of Hollywood might seem worlds apart from the rough and tumble of the NFL, for Kate and Rooney, these two universes have always been intertwined. Kate, in a candid conversation with Ellen DeGeneres in 2020, shared the exhilaration and stress of having affiliations with two major football teams. She quipped about the happiness when both teams are winning but also highlighted the inherent stress of the game. Rooney, on the other hand, had a more ambivalent relationship with the sport. As a child, she found football Sundays "annoying," especially after church in her tights and dress. However, she grew to appreciate the sport's significance to her family, especially during her grandfather's final days.

While neither sister ventured into the sports realm, they've both carved impressive niches in the entertainment industry. Kate's notable works include "The Martian," "Brokeback Mountain," and "Iron Man 2." Rooney, on the other hand, has dazzled audiences with performances in "Nightmare Alley" and "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."

Interestingly, despite their parallel trajectories in Hollywood, the sisters have managed to avoid direct competition for roles. Kate humorously remarked in 2016 about the possibility of unknowingly competing with Rooney for a role, suggesting their agents would keep such information from them.

In the end, whether it's on the football field or the silver screen, the Mara sisters have showcased that talent, legacy, and passion run deep in their family.

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