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A 3-year-old Amy Tan appears with her brother Peter in this 1955 family photo. Peter died in 1967 after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. Courtesy of Amy Tan hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Amy Tan; 'Death In The Air'; Director Noah Baumbach

Tan discusses her experiences with family and fate. Maureen Corrigan reviews Kate Winkler Dawson's book about London's Great Smog of 1952. Baumbach's new film mixes comedy with deep emotional pain.

A 3-year-old Amy Tan appears with her brother Peter in this 1955 family photo. Peter died in 1967 after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. Courtesy of Amy Tan hide caption

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Courtesy of Amy Tan

Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Amy Tan; 'Death In The Air'; Director Noah Baumbach

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