People who oppose repealing the personal belief exemption gathered outside California's Capitol in Sacramento on Wednesday. Pauline Bartolone/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Think of human relationships as entanglements. How do they bind you; how do they reveal who you really are? Daniel Horowitz for NPR hide caption

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Mom loved him. You love him. Prince performing in 1985. Ron Wolfson/Landov hide caption

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Dale Irby in 1973 (left) when his streak began, and in 2012, when the last of his 40 wonderful school photos was taken. Courtesy of Dale Irby and The Dallas Morning News hide caption

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Dylan Young, then 18, posed for a photo as a vehicle cruised by North Arlington, N.J., in June 2012. Young was in a fender-bender accident caused by being distracted while texting and driving. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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