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Scrubbing Veterans' Headstones Clean, Uncovering Heroes

A Florida man has made it his mission to clean the decades of grime off tombstones of military veterans. He makes the headstones look better, but also learns about the fallen men and women's history.

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Scrubbing Veterans' Headstones Clean, Uncovering Heroes

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Artist and flipbooked.com founder Liza Tudor thumbs through "1st Steps," a flipbook of Nicole Garrens' son Zander's first steps. Tudor sent the flipbook to Garrens' husband, Roy, who's currently incarcerated in Texas. Noel Black for NPR hide caption

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Flipbooks Help Prisoners Stay Connected To Their Loved Ones

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