Lori Baker with her husband, Erich. Baker is founder and executive director of the International Consortium for Forensic Identification, Reuniting Families Project. StoryCorps hide caption

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Marina Silva, shown here in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, is tied in polls with incumbent President Dilma Rousseff. Silva, the candidate for Brazil's Socialist Party, says if elected next month, she would be "the first social environmentalist president." Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Cars sit in a flooded street in San Jose del Cabo Monday, after Hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Ronaldo Schemidt /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Waves hit the coast of Los Cabos, Mexico, on Sunday as Hurricane Odile nears landfall in the largely tourist area of the Baja California peninsula. Victor R. Caivano/AP hide caption

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Smoking has declined by about 4 percent annually in Uruguay since the country required graphic warnings on cigarette packages. Matilde Campodonico/AP hide caption

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Migrants at a shelter in southern Mexico say that Mexico's interior checkpoints are making it harder to travel north. Some have given up on reaching the U.S. and are trying to stay in Mexico. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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Men from Lev Tahor shop in San Juan, Guatemala. In a culture of brightly colored clothing and clean-shaven men, the black suits and long beards stood out. Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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A handout picture provided by Nicaraguan Army on Monday shows the place where what was first reported as a meteorite fell close to International Airport Augusto Sandino, in Managua, Nicaragua. Nicaraguan Army/ Handout/EPA/Landov hide caption

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A man looks out towards the US from the Mexican side of the border fence that divides the two countries in San Diego. The U.S. Border Patrol says it has seen about a 60 percent drop in the number of Central Americans apprehended at the border. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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