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Sarah Handel at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., November 7, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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Comedian He Huang on the criticism her 'Australia's Got Talent' set received

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The creator of 'Bluey' writes for both kids and grown-ups

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Encore: Country music artists Tanya Tucker and Brandi Carlile on their friendship

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Encore: Country music artists Tanya Tucker and Brandi Carlile on their documentary

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Serigne Mbaye, who was born in Senegal and is now a deputy in the Spanish General Assembly in Madrid, in the Lavapiés neighborhood in Madrid, Spain on October 19. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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How one man went from a migrant leaving Africa, to an elected official in Spain

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Colorado State Rep. says the Club Q shooting shows the impact of anti-LGBTQ actions

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Mamadou Diop, 52, stands in front of the strawberry farms where he does seasonal work in Palos de la Frontera, Spain on October 16. Born in Senegal, Diop speaks more than five languages. He lives in makeshift housing near the farms, and he sends money back to his wife and children in Joal Fadiouth, Senegal. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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In the strawberry fields of Spain, migrants from Africa work in hope of a better life

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Artist Patti Smith on her latest photography book 'A Book of Days'

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Four young men from Senegal sell bracelets in Madrid on October 20. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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The risks are high and the rewards low for the desperate manteros of Madrid

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Steven Khon Khon, of South Sudan, stands on the Spanish side of a four-layered fence dividing Nador, Morocco from Melilla, Spain on October 11. On June 24, Khon Khon and many others trying to get to Europe charged the fence. They were beaten back by Moroccan authorities. Dozens were killed. Khon Khon made it to Spain that day, but his brother remained stuck in Morocco. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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Dozens died trying to cross this fence into Europe in June. This man survived

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TK EPISODE IS ABOUT THE HILL IN Nador, Morocco ... IS THIS THE SAME HILL? IF NOT, I CAN USE ONE OF THOSE, THIS IS JUST NICER WITH THE VISIBLE BORDERMelilla, Spain (October 13, 2022) - A fence runs all around the land border that Melilla, Spain shares with Morocco. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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Officials have made Nador uninhabitable for migrants

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Could Trump's 2024 campaign announcement impact investigations surrounding him?

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Sadio Konte Dior, 20, on the farm where he works outside of Dakar on October 4. He came to Senegal from Mali. On these small farms just outside of the capital, men and women who have migrated regionally grow lettuce and other vegetables. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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What a lettuce farm in Senegal reveals about climate-driven migration in Africa

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Babacar Niang, known as Matador, raps at a recording studio at one of Africulturban's facilities in Pikine, Senegal on April 26, 2018. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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How Senegal's artists are changing the system with a mic and spray paint

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Mamadou Thiam in Saint-Louis, Senegal on October 5. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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