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Chef James Syhabout says that, as he was writing the Hawker Fare cookbook, certain recipes became time machines, reminding him of who was in the room when it was made, and the surrounding colors and smells in the atmosphere. Eric Wolfinger/HaperCollins Publishers hide caption

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With 'Hawker Fare,' Chef James Syhabout Shares Laotian Food He Grew Up With

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Chef Erin French, who is self-taught, opened the Lost Kitchen in her hometown of Freedom, Maine. This year, when the restaurant began taking reservations on April 1, it sold out all seatings for the entire year within hours. Courtesy of Nicole Franzen hide caption

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Lost Kitchen Restaurant Made Chef's Small Hometown A Dining Destination

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Ken Rapopo throws a pigeon in the air during a practice flight. This male pigeon will fly about 2 miles back to the winner's circle to find its female partner. Rapopo reports the bird's movements by walkie-talkie until it disappears from view. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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The Pigeon Racers Of Indonesia

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Dr. Sandeep Nanwani checks Madame Wiwik's coordination and reflexes. She's in her late 60s and recently had a stroke. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Transgender Women Of Indonesia Have A Champion In A 26-Year-Old Doctor

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Paulus stands in the shell of the Yasmin church. He hopes to one day be able to practice his religion in safety. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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'It's Our Right': Christian Congregation In Indonesia Fights To Worship In Its Church

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A man gazes out at the water during a four-hour journey from Bali to Lombok. The public ferries are a key link for a nation spanning some 17,000 islands. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: A Tranquil Ferry Between Indonesian Islands

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Women walk through Istiqlal Mosque, on a recent Sunday, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The fourth-largest country in the world is also one of the most diverse. Indonesia is a democracy, with a larger Muslim population than the entire Arab world combined. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: Indonesia At A Crossroads

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Jann Wenner, pictured in 1968, one year after founding Rolling Stone magazine. Gene Anthony/Wolfgang's Vault/Courtesy of Abrams Books hide caption

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'Rolling Stone' Founder Jann Wenner On 50 Years Of Rock And Roll History

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Part of one of the world's biggest renewable energy systems, wind turbines dot the landscape on the edge of Sweetwater, Texas, along with a pump jack pulling up oil. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Wind Energy Takes Flight In The Heart Of Texas Oil Country

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For Barrow Street Theatre, pie shells are baked and filled with the chicken and vegetables, cooked in a little white truffle butter, then sprinkled with truffle zest. Joan Marcus hide caption

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In NYC, 'Sweeney Todd' Baker Serves Up Some Bloody Good Pies

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Karriem Saleem El-Amin of Baltimore is one of the more than 130 prisoners serving life sentences for violent crimes who were released on probation following a landmark ruling by Maryland's highest court. Brandon Chew/NPR hide caption

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From A Life Term To Life On The Outside: When Aging Felons Are Freed

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Dana Bowerman's lifelong best friend Michelle Elliott holds a photograph of the two together. Bowerman is serving a nearly 20-year sentence for federal drug conspiracy charges. She was holding out hope for clemency for nonviolent drug offenders but it is unlikely that she will receive an early release date. Matthew Ozug/NPR hide caption

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After Hope For Early Release, Prisoners' Applications Stuck In Limbo

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Protests Over Officer-Involved Deaths Continue Nationwide

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In Cambodia, Preserving a Musical Tradition

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