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"In order to know where you're going you have to know where you've been," says actress Jane Fonda — and she's been in a lot of places. The 80-year-old actress, activist and fitness icon is the subject of a new HBO documentary, Jane Fonda in Five Acts. Arthur Mola/Invision/AP hide caption

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Still Reinventing At 80, Jane Fonda Says, 'I Feel Better Than I Ever Have'

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Anthony Roth Costanzo takes opera to unlikely places, including NPR Music's Tiny Desk. Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR hide caption

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Anthony Roth Costanzo: A Countertenor For The 21st Century

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Enric Marco stands next to a Spanish Republican flag at Mauthausen camp in Austria in May 2003. Marco, who was chairman of an association of Spanish Republicans deported from France to Nazi concentration camps during World War II, admitted in May 2005 that his tale of surviving the Flossenbuerg camp was a lie. Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Javier Cercas Uncovers The Truth Behind Spain's 'Impostor'

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Sindiswa Lingela stands in the backyard of her home in Cape Town with the swimming pool that she fills with collected rainwater. The drought encouraged her to get completely off the municipal grid. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Did Cape Town Learn From 'Day Zero'?

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Fires And Explosions Reported In Massachusetts Towns

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After experiencing abuse as a child, Sally Field says she internalized that "to feel loved you have to be invisible and terrified." Her new memoir is called In Pieces. Casey Curry/Invision/AP hide caption

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Sally Field Wasn't Sure She'd Have The Guts To Publish Her New Memoir

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Susan van Rooyen and Moe Kekana of King James Group were behind the 2-Minute Shower Song project. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Singing In The Shower To Help Save Cape Town's Water

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Big Red Machine, born of the friendship of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dessner, is less a band than a large-scale collaboration involving dozens of musicians. Graham Tolbert /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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With Big Red Machine, Justin Vernon And Aaron Dessner Are Anti-Auteurs

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Gabriel Kahane's new album, Book of Travelers, was conceived on a two-week train ride across America. Josh Goleman/Nonesuch records hide caption

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Strangers On A Train: How Gabriel Kahane's Travels Inspired An Album Of Empathy

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In Satirical 'Severance,' A Stricken Country Works Itself To Death

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Davi Tatiana Chirino-Santos, 9, and her baby brother, Arnold Jafer Lopez-Santos, crossed with their mother, Jessica Carolina Santos Lopez. Though the journey was long, Chirino-Santos is looking forward to creating a better life in the U.S. She wants to study to be a doctor. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: What It's Like On Both Sides Of The U.S.-Mexico Border's Busiest Crossing

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Carlos Garcia plays with six-month-old Evin Wilson, with Evin's mother, Jacqui Wilson. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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An Unlikely Friendship: An Immigration Attorney And A Border Patrol Agent

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Raymondville officials are counting on the new detention facility and operator Management and Training Corp. to bring life back to its streets. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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As Private ICE Lockups Grow, Towns Could See Economic Boon

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A man rides his bike on one of the main streets in Raymondville, TX. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Detention Center In Texas That Once Burned During Riots Reopens

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The Casa del Migrante San Juan Diego y San Francisco in Matamoros, Mexico is a shelter that houses people who have been deported from the U.S. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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What Happens On The Other Side Of the U.S. Border In Mexico

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