Dali Shonia, left, and Tariel Kolbaia were among the half-dozen protesters asking for new houses. Kolbaia threatened to light himself on fire if the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons did not address the protesters' demands. Stephanie Joyce/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

Uprooted By Conflict, Stuck In Limbo, Yearning For A Place To Call Home

Thousands displaced by conflict have been living for years in crumbling, unsafe apartments. At a recent protest, some sewed their lips shut; others threatened to set themselves on fire.

Dali Shonia, left, and Tariel Kolbaia were among the half-dozen protesters asking for new houses. Kolbaia threatened to light himself on fire if the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons did not address the protesters' demands. Stephanie Joyce/NPR hide caption

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Uprooted By Conflict, Stuck In Limbo, Yearning For A Place To Call Home

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Chris Lowe of releasing a juvenile white shark back into the water, Spring 2017, head of the Shark Lab at California State University at Long beach, releases a juvenile white shark back into the water earlier this spring. Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab hide caption

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Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab

How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark

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