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This weekend, hundreds of people, ranging from Philadelphia Orchestra musicians to school kids, will play broken instruments owned by the Philadelphia public school system in hopes of getting them fixed. Neda Ulaby/NPR hide caption

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The Healing Sound Of A Broken Orchestra

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Demonstrators walk in the #MeToo March against sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood on Nov. 12. Nearly every day brings another apology from yet another high-profile man accused of serial sexual harassment. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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How To Apologize For Sexual Harassment (Hint: It Takes More Than 'Sorry')

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Ruby Corado (left) with her friend and Casa Ruby board member Consuella Lopez on the porch of one of the transitional group homes Corado runs in Washington, D.C., in 2015. Lexey Swall/GRAIN for NPR hide caption

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Health Care System Fails Many Transgender Americans

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Chicken blinchiki from Kachka. Leela Cyd/Courtesy of Flatiron Books hide caption

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Kachka: The Word That Saved A Family During WWII And Inspired A Chef

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With 'Blade Of The Immortal,' Director Takashi Miike Marks His 100th Film

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A Bird, A Beak And A 3-D Printer

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The Mexican long-tongued bat is one of the species that pollinates agave, but its ecosystem is being disrupted by large-scale, cheaper methods of making tequila. Merlin Tuttle/Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation hide caption

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Bats And Tequila: A Once Boo-tiful Relationship Cursed By Growing Demands

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Harvey Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences after he was accused of sexually assaulting and harassing at least three dozen women. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Kazuo Ishiguro Is Awarded Nobel Prize In Literature

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For decades, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami has been a favorite spot for South Floridians to get engaged, get married, and have their quinceañera photos taken. But the meticulously landscaped 50 acres were seriously damaged by Hurricane Irma, and now staffers and volunteers are working to restore this picturesque spot. Anderson Gonzalez/Vizcaya Museum and Gardens hide caption

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When Hurricane Irma Closed Schools, Florida Museums Stepped In

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Evacuees at a special needs shelter sit and chat or rest, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. About 30 people, including staff with the Florida Keys Outreach Coalition for the Homeless from Key West, Fla., were sheltered in a storefront underneath a parking garage on campus. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Miami Hurricane Shelter Still Packed - With People And Pets

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Phoenix police officers stand beside a dump truck blocking a road outside the Phoenix Convention Center on Aug. 22. Protests were held against President Trump as he planned to host a rally inside the convention center. Matt York/AP hide caption

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