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A money trader holds wads of cash on the street in Harare. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Mugabe's Gone, But Zimbabwe Still Has A Serious Cash Shortage

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Florence Machinga, a candidate for the opposition MDC party, looks out the window of her house, which was burned down 10 years ago by an angry mob. The incident was one in a wave of violence carried out against MDC supporters in 2008. Machinga is still slowly rebuilding the home. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Survivors Of Political Violence 'Will Make Sure There's Peace' In Zimbabwe's Election

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Nigel Munyati, the director of the Zimbabwean International Film and Festival Trust, launched a film competition based on a single question: "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" The submissions came in slowly at first. "Young Zimbabweans are still tentative about taking advantage of that freedom of speech," he says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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'Free But Not Free': Zimbabwe's Amateur Filmmakers Turn A Lens On Their Country

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Savanna Madamombe rides on the back of her brother's truck in Harare. She says she wants to seize this moment in Zimbabwe to show people they can hold their leaders accountable. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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'A New Life': An Activist Comes Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

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(Above) Janet Folkerts, curator for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial museum collection, holds a container of unidentified cremains at the Museum Resource Center in Landover, Md. (Below) A 3-foot-tall model of a U.S. watercraft (left) and a traditional Vietnamese dress are among the artifacts left at the wall that have become part of the permanent collection. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Human Ashes Left At The Vietnam Memorial Find A Not-Final Resting Place

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Crystal Joyce's son — her youngest child — is in his senior year of high school, headed to college in the fall. Joyce (left) gets advice on the transition to being an empty nester from Ana Machado, whose children have all left home. Courtesy of Stephen Joyce and Wilmar Machado hide caption

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Adjusting To An Empty Nest Brings Grief, But Also Freedom

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James Carmody has Asperger's syndrome and is a freshman at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He sat down with Elizabeth Boresow, who graduated from the University of Kansas and also has autism. Courtesy of James Carmody; Allison Marcus hide caption

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Navigating Life On Campus When You're On The Autism Spectrum

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Before anorexia, Maddy Rich (left) says she never thought she was the kind of person who would struggle with an eating disorder. She gets advice on recovery from Julia Sinn. Image Courtesy of Samantha Hackett; Elizabeth Birnbaum hide caption

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Fighting An Eating Disorder When It's 'Hard To Want To Get Better'

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Houses in the Florida Keys damaged by Hurricane Irma are seen from a Coast Guard flight Monday. Matt McClain/AP hide caption

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After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

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After 23 years, Cameron Cook (left) is leaving the service. Jarrad Turner (right) left in 2010. Courtesy of Cameron Cook/Courtesy of Jarrad Turner hide caption

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Advice From A Vet On The 'Rude Awakening' Of Transition To Civilian Life

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Carmen Black (left) took over a farm in Iowa last year. Don Bustos has been farming in New Mexico for decades. Maja Black/Courtesy of Carmen Black; Courtesy of Don Bustos hide caption

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What To Expect When You're Expecting To Own A Farm

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K.T. Nicolaides' (left) husband died late last year, two days before their fifth wedding anniversary. Larry Treadwell was widowed in 2011, when his wife Amanda died suddenly. He's now remarried. Courtesy of K.T. Nicolaides/Courtesy of Larry Treadwell hide caption

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After Losing A Spouse, Finding A Different Kind Of Happiness

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Sara Leibold (left) at the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail in 2011. Rhys Hora is thru-hiking the trail this year. Courtesy of Sara Leibold/Courtesy of Rhys Hora hide caption

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What You Learn Hiking The Whole Appalachian Trail

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Julian Harris (left) tells Tor Des Roches what he can expect as he begins medically transitioning from female to male. Courtesy of Julian Harris; Andrew Jones/Courtesy of Tor Des Roches hide caption

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Is This Going To Make Me A Different Person? Gender Transition Questions Answered

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