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His co-captain, Derrik Rose, once detailed, in wide-eyed wonderment, a single meal Joa put away.The Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Sounds Off on Weed, the Weather, and Winning|Bill Schulz|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When a 16-year-old takes on that wide-eyed, touched-for-the-very-first-time role, it all comes off as a tad more…juvenile.Why 'The Giver' Movie Will Disappoint the Book's Fans|Kevin Fallon|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I found the help I needed to be healthy,” says Mindi, a wide-eyed woman with a round face and a chatty affect.
The mug shots have gone viral: wide-eyed, scared-looking Megan Huntsman, 39.
Wide-eyed, he told me that I had to go look in the bathroom, there was a picture of Jason on the wall.He Left Nirvana Because He Had Cooler Things to Do. Like Going to Iraq.|Jacob Siegel|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Billy, pale, wide-eyed and laughless, was not in the order of things as they should be.Joyce of the North Woods|Harriet T. Comstock
Shivering and wide-eyed, the boy crept to his bunk, where he fell asleep at last to the sound of screaming wind and lashing water.The Black Buccaneer|Stephen W. Meader
Simon's scudiero, standing with their string of horses, stared at her wide-eyed.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
But Aunt Valeria's patience was sometimes sorely taxed by his wide-eyed attention to the story.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
He was very fond of these round-cheeked, wide-eyed human things that clung about him and knew no evil of him.Romola|George Eliot