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Robi Damelin, left, is an Israeli whose son was fatally shot by a Palestinian in 2002. Bassam Aramin is a Palestinian whose daughter was shot dead by Israeli police in 2007. They belong to the Parents Circle, a group of mothers and fathers who have lost children and seek an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Parallels

Israeli, Palestinian Parents Share Their Painful Stories Of Loss

The Parents Circle is a group of Israeli and Palestinian mothers and fathers who have lost children in the conflict. Two of them visited NPR and said this summer's war has only made conditions worse.

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Revamped Visitor Center Gives Public A Peek Into The White House

The center reopens after a two-year, $12.5 million renovation. It provides a window into the White House and the first family that calls it home.

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Robi Damelin, left, is an Israeli whose son was fatally shot by a Palestinian in 2002. Bassam Aramin is a Palestinian whose daughter was shot dead by Israeli police in 2007. They belong to the Parents Circle, a group of mothers and fathers who have lost children and seek an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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