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Members of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo human rights group demand information about missing relatives during their traditional Thursday march in Buenos Aires on March 3. The women began demonstrating in 1977. Victor R. Caivano/AP hide caption

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Despite The Awkward Timing, Argentina Welcomes Obama

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Maria Mercedes Vittar (from left), Paola Fiorita and Ana Zappella are all unmarried mothers in Buenos Aries who often spend time together. In Argentina and most other Latin American countries, well over half of all babies are now born to unwed mothers. Lourdes Garcia-Navarro/NPR hide caption

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All Across Latin America, Unwed Mothers Are Now The Norm

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Douglas Tompkins started The North Face in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood in 1966. He later eschewed the business world to focus on environmentalism, purchasing large swaths of land for conservation in Chile and Argentina. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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North Face Founder Douglas Tompkins Dies In Kayaking Accident In Chile

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Opposition presidential candidate Mauricio Macri, left, and running mate Gabriela Michetti celebrate after winning a runoff presidential election in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Sunday. Ricardo Mazalan/AP hide caption

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South America has a tradition of offering a haven to refugees, including my grandfather, Miguel Garsd, pictured here in Argentina, where he began practicing medicine in the 1930s. His family had fled pogroms in the Ukraine in the late 1800s. Courtesy of Jasmine Garsd hide caption

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Argentine federal judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado, ex-wife of Argentine late prosecutor Alberto Nisman, offers a press conference on the results of the parallel investigation she ordered into his death, in San Isidro, Buenos Aires, on Thursday. Juan Mabromata /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A federal judge on Thursday dismissed allegations by prosecutors that Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, seen here Feb. 11, tried to cover up the alleged involvement of Iranian officials in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Television personality Bill O'Reilly waits for the start of an event at the White House in February 2014. O'Reilly has for the past week fired back angrily at critics who have accused him of inflating his war-reporting record in a manner similar to suspended NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Despite Furious Objections, Bill O'Reilly's War Claims Warrant Scrutiny

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Diego Lagomarsino, a computer expert who gave late prosecutor Alberto Nisman the gun that killed him, speaks to reporters during a press conference in Buenos Aires last month. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Minor Characters Take The Stage In Argentina's Real-Life Murder Mystery

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