No Wontons for Elvis Michael Manring 0:09

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Them There Shoes Biller & Wakefield 1:30

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DEPOT (1958) TOM VERLAINE 0:29

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The "don't ask, don't tell" repeal legislation that allows gays to serve openly in the military sits on a desk at the Interior Department on Dec. 22, 2010, prior to President Obama's signing it. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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The Napier Stride John Rae 1:29

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Revolting Children Matilda 0:21

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Cold Frosty Morning/Money Musk Tony Ellis & Musicians Of Braeburn 0:56

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Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes died nearly 400 years ago, but Grossman says she feels a closeness to him when she translates his work. "I'd love to have a couple of drinks with him, to sit and chat and talk about literature," Grossman says. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Visitors to Bangkok’s Wat Phai Ngern Buddhist temple touch stone statues of infants during a Nov. 27 ceremony for 2,002 fetuses found in the temple's mortuary. The fetuses were found Nov. 16 and believed to be from illegal abortion clinics. Wang Zemin for NPR hide caption

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Cruel and Unusual Michael Manring 0:12

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Blame It on the Bossa Nova Ellinger Combo 0:12

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Blues Bert Jansch 0:55

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