The Gilliam Cemetery, near Sebastopol, Calif., received its first grave in 1852. Many of its older headstones have disappeared over the years. Cindy Carpien/NPR hide caption

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The twin towers of the World Trade Center billow smoke after hijacked airliners crashed into them early 11 September, 2001. Henny Ray Abrams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Leon de Lunden of Belgium won the live pigeon shooting event at the 1900 Olympics in Paris — the only time in Olympic history when animals were killed on purpose. Popperfoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Wedding photograph of Wong Lan Fong and Yee Shew Ning, 1926. U.S. National Archives and Records hide caption

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Sylvia Woods moves to the music outside her restaurant in Harlem neighborhood of New York, during the restaurant's 40th anniversary celebration in 2002. Stuart Ramson/AP hide caption

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Drag queens at an outdoor restaurant in Copacabana incorporate safe sex messages into a show of lip-synced songs and risque jokes. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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William Raspberry celebrates after it was announced that he won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. Denis Paquin/AP hide caption

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Queen Esther stands in front of Billie Holiday's gravesite in New York City. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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