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Originally from St. Louis, Mo., Jada Irwin moved to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area for work. As a single woman, she likes where she lives, but if she were to have children, she says, she would move to South Carolina or somewhere similarly less expensive. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Dibby Johnson (left) with colleagues Justin Pinder and Dominique Hodo at EchoDitto, one of two of Johnson's current consulting jobs. Courtesy of Dibby Johnson hide caption

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Latinos Back Democrats, But Many May Not Vote

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MIT researchers wore the Age Gain Now Empathy System -- a body suit and helmet -- to a grocery store to understand what struggles seniors might have while shopping. Courtesy of MIT's AgeLab hide caption

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New Millennial Homes designed this ranch house for Jim and Cheryl Waggoner in Tampa Bay, Fla. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Edward and Lavinia Fitzgerald in Savannah, Ga., have dinner while telecaregiver Denise Cady of ResCare, a camera monitoring service, looks on. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Betty and Jack O'Connor want to stay in their Chevy Chase, Md., home as they age and are trying to create a network of volunteers in their neighborhood, called a "village," to help them with tasks they can no longer handle. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Egg Producer In Recall Has History Of Violations

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A new study finds nearly a quarter of couples met online. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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