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The upstairs porch of Anne Blessing's home in Charleston, S.C., has been a stop on a popular historic home tour. For the first time, visitors will tour the kitchen where enslaved people once spent most of their lives toiling over hot fires. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Looking 'Beyond The Big House' And Into The Lives Of Slaves

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This June 13, 2014 file photo shows construction on a new nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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How The Dream Of America's 'Nuclear Renaissance' Fizzled

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Emily Meggett (left) and Isabell Meggett Lucas sit together at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in front of a slave cabin on display that they grew up in. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Woman Returns To Her Slave Cabin Childhood Home In The Smithsonian

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South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson (22) and her teammates celebrate their win over Mississippi State in the final of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament on Sunday. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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A row of recovered cannonballs in the Charleston Museum. Alexandra Olgin/South Carolina Public Radio hide caption

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In Charleston, Cannonball Discoveries Are Constant Reminders Of Past Wars

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Pat McCawley (left) and Eric Emerson look at a drawing of an asylum built in Columbia, S.C., in the 1820s. Cooper McKim/South Carolina Public Radio hide caption

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An Attempt To Save South Carolina's Historical Documents Is Destroying Them

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Two 787 Dreamliner aircraft are seen at the Boeing production facilities in 2012 in North Charleston, S.C. This week, Boeing workers in South Carolina will vote whether to unionize. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Years In The Making, Effort To Unionize S.C. Boeing Workers Comes To A Vote

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Ron Ellis of Augusta, Ga., hugs Monica Baldwin, a navigator with Christ Community Health, after she helped him sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Phil Galewitz/KHN hide caption

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