Sea Shantyman Brings New England's Seafaring History To Life Through Songs

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Darrow Brown, 52, and Juan Calvo, 55, live in Baltimore. The men started fostering children after volunteering to take care of drug-addicted infants in 2007. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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2 Dads And Their Experience With Foster Fatherhood

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Denée Benton stars in the multiple-nominee hit Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812. Chad Batka/Courtesy Matt Ross Public Relations hide caption

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'The Great Comet': 'Hits All Of The Checkmarks' Of A Broadway Experience

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Giancarlo Esposito returns as the notorious Breaking Bad drug lord Gus Fring on the AMC prequel series, Better Call Saul. Michele K. Short/AMC/Sony Pictures hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Giancarlo Esposito; 6 Summer Books; Polar Photography

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What One Family Lost In Pulse Nightclub A Year Ago

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Sen. Al Franken's new book is facetiously titled Giant Of The Senate. Twelve hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Sen. Al Franken; Humorist David Sedaris

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Anthony "Tony Bees" Planakis at StoryCorps in New York City. Planakis retired from the NYPD in 2014, but still takes calls about hives and swarms. StoryCorps hide caption

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Protect, Serve And Take Care Of The Bees

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In the second season of the Netflix series Master of None, Aziz Ansari's character falls in love with his Italian friend Francesca, who is already engaged. Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Aziz Ansari; Harry Styles And Dan Auerbach Go Solo; Pamela Paul

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Peter Singer: How Can We Be More Effective Altruists?

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Larissa MacFarquhar: How Far Would You Go To Help Others?

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Abigail Marsh: Are We Wired To Be Altruistic?

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Cheryl Steed: Can Altruism Be Learned?

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Why Interpreters Have A Hard Time Translating Trump

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In Homecoming King, Minhaj talks about growing up caught between cultures. Netflix hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Comic Hasan Minhaj; Cape Verdean Dance Music; Jill Soloway

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Roberta Vincent with her son, Robert Howard II, at their StoryCorps interview in Hartford, Conn. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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A Trip To Vietnam Helped This Son Make Peace With His Dad's Death

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Sen. Ben Sasse (left) is sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in 2015, with Sasse's wife Melissa and his son and daughter. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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No More Neverland: A Senator's Guide To Raising American Adults

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In Telling Lola's Story, A Journalist Reveals A Family Secret

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Smithsonian Solves 150-Year-Old Mystery Death Of Collector And Puts Bones On Display

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