Pedestrians walk past the iconic marquee of The Lusty Lady in downtown Seattle earlier this month. The nude peepshow is closing. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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In 2003, graffiti artist Tony Quan was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, leaving virtually every muscle in his body paralyzed except for his eyes. EyeWriter.org hide caption

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David and Barbara Mikkelson are the husband-and-wife duo behind the myth-busting Web site Snopes.com. Guy Raz/NPR hide caption

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Jesse Veitch died a few years before his cousin Teddi Smith was born. Smith, whose parents died when she was 20, says finding lost family members makes her feel more connected. Anne Cady hide caption

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