Tide of Trepidation Esbjörn Svensson Trio 0:30

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In the Tail of Her Eye Esbjörn Svensson Trio 0:58

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crocus Night on Earth 0:15

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Variation D'Apollon The Bad Plus 0:28

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    For All I Care [Limited Edition] [Bonus Tracks]
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Tai Shan on his first birthday. The panda was conceived in 2005 through artificial insemination in a procedure performed by National Zoo scientists and veterinarians. Ann Batdorf/Smithsonian Institution via AP hide caption

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Russell Peters has made a career of poking fun at ethnic peculiarities. He is now one of the highest-earning comedians. Michael Tullberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Bossa Nova U.S.A. Dave Brubeck 0:40

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In the Port-au-Prince district of Fort National, Devarieu Stanley, like many of his neighbors, had to recover the bodies of loved ones himself. He lost his mother, his child and his nephew. Valentina Pasquali for NPR hide caption

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Adagio Molto From String Quartet Nr. 3 In a Major, Op. 41, 3 Zehetmair Quartett 1:10

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streichquartett nr. 1 in a-moll op. 41, 1 introduzione Zehetmair Quartett 0:58

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Business teacher Glenda Head (right) and student Kiana Anorve count money before opening their credit union for business at R.B. Glenn High School in Kernersville, N.C. Their cafeteria credit union is a branch of North Carolina's Allegacy Federal Credit Union. Scott Graf for NPR hide caption

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Fingerpuppet Jim Campilongo 0:30

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Asylum Fuzzbox 0:28

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Pretty Wings Maxwell 0:40

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