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Meyers Chuck, AK, 99903

Meyers Chuck is off the grid, with no roads or cars; just a sprinkling of houses on the water, and a post office that's the social hub of town.

Daniel Day-Lewis, the three-time Oscar winner and incomparable film chameleon announced his retirement from acting. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Imagining Daniel Day-Lewis In A Life Without Acting

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Meyers Chuck, AK, 99903

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Unconscious Prejudice Meets Real-World Horror In 'The Exception'

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Slobodan Simic, a former Serbian parliamentarian, now runs the largest donkey farm in eastern Europe, located fifty miles from Belgrade. He's trying to finance the protection of the Balkan donkey by selling donkey-milk products, which are said to promote health and beauty. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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A Serbian Farmer Wants To Protect The Balkan Donkey By Selling Its Pricey Milk

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Heavy Rotation: The 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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On Top Of Hong Kong's High Rises, Rooftop Gardens Take Root

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On Her Quiet Folk Debut, Bedouine Wanders And Wonders

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