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Politician and Maryland congressional representative Elijah Cummings at his campaign headquarters, 1988. Afro Newspaper/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons): Poetry, by Barbara Kingsolver Harper hide caption

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Barbara Kingsolver's Passion For Poetry Prevails In 'How To Fly'

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A collage of the books featured in the episode: Catherine House; Take a Hint, Dani Brown; Real Men Knit; and Mexican Gothic. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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There's No 'Convenient Structure To Life,' Says Allie Brosh

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Forbes journalist Dan Alexander writes about the president's potential conflicts of interest in White House, Inc. "You can't have a blind trust and have a building that says 'Trump Tower' on the outside of [it]," Alexander says. "How blind is that?" Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'White House, Inc.' Author: Trump's Businesses Offer 'A Million Potential Conflicts'

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Guess How Much I Love You™ © 2015 Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram. Guess How Much I Love You™ is a registered trademark of Walker Books Ltd, London. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA on behalf of Walker Books, London. Candlewick Press hide caption

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A cardboard cutout of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The late Supreme Court justice was also a pop culture phenomenon. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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