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A spectator on the National Mall holds an image of President Obama and Martin Luther King during the 2013 presidential inauguration in January. Gabriel B. Tait/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaks Saturday at the Lincoln Memorial during activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Michael Reynolds/EPA /Landov hide caption

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The local playground's design doesn't work for Emmanuel, shown here with his family. The loose surface hampers his wheelchair, and there are no ramps to help him get onto the play structures. Julie Caine for NPR hide caption

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Click to see an interactive map of Meriden, N.H., with stories from Okkervil River's Will Sheff about his childhood there. William Schaff hide caption

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At the Te'amim — or Tastes — cooking camp in Jerusalem, kids learn how to make kubbeh hamusta, a popular regional dumpling from Kurdistan. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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4 & 9 Steve Turre 0:03

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Clarence B. Jones, legal adviser to Martin Luther King Jr., takes notes behind King at a press conference regarding in Birmingham, Ala., in February 1963. Ernst Haas/Getty Images hide caption

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Sad Day Charlie Musselwhite's Southside Band 0:05

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Christo Redemptor Charlie Musselwhite 0:30

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Carmesha Rogers snuggles with her 4-year-old daughter, Kasharee, on Aug. 22, in Muskegon, Mich. Rogers sustained a gunshot wound to the head on July 9 after removing several neighborhood children from a gunbattle's line of fire. Rogers says her only thought was: "Just get the kids out the way. 'Cause I'd want someone to do that for my kids." Natalie Kolb/Mlive.com/Landov hide caption

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Discovery At Night Ludovico Einaudi 0:08

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The Atonement Rob Levit 0:15

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A gay-rights activist chants slogans during a demonstration in front of the Russian Consulate in New York on July 31. Gays in the United States and elsewhere are outraged by Russia's intensifying campaign against gay-rights activism. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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