At her desk in the study of her Philadelphia townhouse in 1967, Pearl Buck looks at a bound volume of the magazine Asia from 1925 that contained her first published work.
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The famous couch used by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud was on display at his former home in London in 1986.
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