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How To Be A Professional Triangle Player In 17 Easy Steps

The triangle is an instrument so simple that its name is a description of its shape. It's easy to play but not easy to play well, as a Utah Symphony percussionist explains.

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Two Sisters Share One's Road To Recovery

When Shirlene English was immobilized by a stroke in 2000, her sister Loretta stepped up as chief caregiver. Then Loretta's father developed dementia, and she stepped up again.

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The Letter That Kicked Off A Radio Career

As NPR's Tamara Keith steps into the Weekend Edition Saturday host chair this week, she looks back to a letter she wrote when she was 15 years old.

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