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Sharon Hanshaw, a beautician turned global climate activist living in Biloxi, Miss., has traveled the world to tell the story of how her neighborhood has struggled to recover from Hurricane Katrina. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Singin' The Blues Allen Tousaint 0:10

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Middle Name Period Egyptian Hip-Hop 1:28

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Tickle It Mocean Worker 0:20

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Waking Up Medeski, Martin & Wood & Medeski Martin & Wood 0:28

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Lisa Daxer is a biomedical engineering major at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She says her autism has made her feel like an outsider but has also helped her become something of an expert on the social behavior of people she calls "neurotypicals." Skip Peterson for NPR hide caption

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Do You Want to Know? Portastatic 0:40

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AS TIME GOES BY JIM HASKINS 1:28

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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma 0:20

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One Step at a Time The Black Seeds 0:55

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U.S. Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke in Islamabad, on Feb. 18, 2010, after a joint operation with Pakistan that captured the Taliban's top commander. Aamir Qureshi/AFP hide caption

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A Talon for the Flywheel Roots of Orchis 0:20

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Elli Avishai Cohen 1:28

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera holds up a plastic bag Sunday in Copiapo, Chile, containing a message from the trapped miners that reads, "We are OK in the refuge, the 33 miners." Hector Retamal/AP hide caption

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Chelovek I Koshka Nol' 0:11

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Fuerza Natural Gustavo Cerati 0:30

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Early in the Morning Irma Thomas & Tom McDermott 0:18

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AN INDOLENT APPRECIATION OF WHAT YOU LEFT BEHIND THE DYLAN GROUP 0:17

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Jiinti Mocky 1:31

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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma 0:07

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Sasquatch Los Straitjackets & Straitjackets 1:00

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