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Students interview Arie Carpenter, a widow known simply and affectionately as Aunt Arie, on her front porch. She dispensed bits of wisdom such as "Livin' by yourself ain't all roses — and it ain't all thorns." Her stories inspired playwright Susan Cooper and actor Hume Cronyn, whose collaboration resulted in the 1982 Broadway production Foxfire. Courtesy of The Foxfire Fund, Inc. hide caption

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In The Mountains Of Georgia, Foxfire Students Keep Appalachian Culture Alive

For 50 years, high school students in Rabun County have chronicled their region's disappearing traditions and mountain people, from blacksmiths to moonshiners, in publications and a living museum.

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If Clinton Wins, Republicans Suggest Shrinking Size of Supreme Court

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Indian Summer Jai Wolf
High Wire Erroll Garner

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Michigan Community Clashes Over Embrace Of Immigrants

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Intensive home-visits by physical, occupational and speech therapists have been "a lifesaver," for little Haylee Crouse, her mom Amanda (left) told Shots. Haylee, who is now 2, developed seizures and physical and intellectual disabilities after contracting meningitis when she was 8 days old. Wade Goodwyn/NPR hide caption

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Cuts In Texas Medicaid Hit Rural Kids With Disabilities Especially Hard

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Layers Ryan Helsing, Matthew Setz

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in Washington, D.C., in late September. Smithsonian staff expected it to be popular but didn't predict that visitors would be staying so long. Alan Karchmer/National Museum of African American History and Culture hide caption

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At African-American History Museum, Visitor 'Dwell Time' Is Off The Charts

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Humpty Dumpty Marc Moulin
The Living End Cordis
80's Mercedes Maren Morris
Guayaquil City Mano Negra

Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, spoke at the Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn, Pa. Thursday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Re-emerging On Campaign Trail, Melania Trump Pledges To Fight Online Bullying

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Taste of Honey Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
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Male Birth Control Study Killed After Men Report Side Effects

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Western Boy Little Comets

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Mutant Ebola May Have Caused Explosive Outbreak

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We Learn Rob Cross
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Students interview Arie Carpenter, a widow known simply and affectionately as Aunt Arie, on her front porch. She dispensed bits of wisdom such as "Livin' by yourself ain't all roses — and it ain't all thorns." Her stories inspired playwright Susan Cooper and actor Hume Cronyn, whose collaboration resulted in the 1982 Broadway production Foxfire. Courtesy of The Foxfire Fund, Inc. hide caption

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In The Mountains Of Georgia, Foxfire Students Keep Appalachian Culture Alive

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Tea Legs The Transatlantics