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Cars lie smashed by the collapsed Interstate 5 connector a few hours after the Northridge earthquake on Jan. 17, 1994, in California. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Preparing For The Big One, Whisper Campaigns, 'Frankenstein'

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Singer-songwriter Rita Hosking grew up in a house she says was haunted. She even saw the ghosts of a mother and her son, she says. Rik Keller Photography hide caption

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Song For Childhood Ghosts 'Carries On' The Sorrow

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Claroscuro showcases the range of Anat Cohen's influences, from New Orleans-style jazz to the music of Brazil. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anat Cohen: Bringing The Clarinet To The World

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"I am everything I am today, because of my past. ... It would be very difficult for me to say I wish I were a different person." — Maajid Nawaz Hattie Ellis/Getty Images hide caption

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A 'Not Normal' Family That Knows How To Laugh At Itself

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Wil Smith with his daughter, Olivia, today. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Father, A Daughter And Lessons Learned

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Priya Morganstern (left) and Bhavani Jaroff visited a StoryCorps booth with their father, Ken Morganstern, in 2006. He passed away a year later. StoryCorps hide caption

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For A Father With Alzheimer's, Life 'Came Down To Love'

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Radio documentarian Dave Isay stands next to one of two StoryCorps Airstream trailers outfitted with recording studios a few years after the project was launched. StoryCorps is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Air The StoryCorps Theme, Cue The Tears

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Anoushka Shankar's new album, Traces of You, comes out Tuesday. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Engineering A Cooler Climate, Robo-Roaches, Anoushka Shankar

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Billy Crystal has hosted the Academy Awards more times than anyone except Bob Hope. "I love doing it because I love the danger of it," Crystal says. "You have to come through and think on your feet." Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Billy Crystal And Graham Nash

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David Sedaris's new book is called Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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'Let's Explore': David Sedaris On His Public Private Life

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Birds Of A Feather Spy Together

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During her trip to Washington this week, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai met President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia Obama in the Oval Office. The White House/Getty Images hide caption

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Malala Yousafzai, 16, and her father, Ziauddin

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Daniel Radcliffe tells Fresh Air that his parents were initially hesitant about letting him play Harry Potter. Warwick Saint hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Tom Hanks, Ben Franklin's Sister, Daniel Radcliffe

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Parenting A Child Who's Fallen 'Far From The Tree'

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