A group of rowers meet at daybreak on Forge Pond in Westford, Mass. Courtesy of Marc Cajolet hide caption

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Kevin Gibbs (playing piano) met his first love while playing in a summer concert series in 1976. Courtesy of Kevin Gibbs hide caption

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Love In The Key Of Summer

For our Summer of Love series, listener Kevin Gibbs remembers a woman he met when working at a jazz club in 1976, one he'll always associate with Michel Legrand's "Once Upon a Summertime."

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Science

Listeners To NPR: Why Don't We Track Planes Like We Do Ships?

Geoff Brumfiel, the physics guy on our science desk, helps us land on the right answer.

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