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I can see where other's should be used when it means each other's, but suppose I am talking to a lot of other people and listening to the others' stories. (Should we write others' then?)

How about this quote from the President of Pacific University: At Pacific, you are encouraged to step out into the community and learn from other’s experiences while applying what you hear, see and do in the classroom.

--SirTas
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I can see where other's should be used when it means each other's, but suppose I am talking to a lot of other people and listening to the others' stories. (Should we write others' then?)

Yes.

How about this quote from the President of Pacific University: At Pacific, you are encouraged to step out into the community and learn from other’s experiences while applying what you hear, see and do in the classroom.

It's wrong.
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It's wrong.


She's right.
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>>learn from other’s experiences<<

Steadfast rule #1016: When in doubt, avoid the problem. That is, "learn from the experiences of others". No ambiguity. Problem avoided.
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The President should have had his comments edited by someone in the English department.

~aj
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