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Quinn Robinson, 18, poses for a portrait in her bedroom in Allendale, Mich. Jarod Lew for NPR hide caption

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When The Conversation Doesn't Include You: LGBTQ+ Sex Ed In A Small Town

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"Having not grown up here, I feel I'm always educating myself on what this country is, what it has been and perhaps what it can be." J.S Ondara's debut album is Tales of America. Josh Cheuse/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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J.S. Ondara Examines An Elusive American Dream On His Debut

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"They're still love songs. They're still melodically driven," Sharon Van Etten says. "I just feel like I sing with a different kind of force." Ryan Pfluger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'A Different Kind Of Force': Sharon Van Etten Takes Her Sound In New Directions

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The USS Cole approximately one month before being attacked by an al-Qaida suicide mission, which killed 17 American sailors in the port of Aden, Yemen. Courtesy of U.S. Navy/Getty Images hide caption

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Jameela Jamil in character as the "conceited but deeply kind, insecure, vainglorious" socialite Tahani al Jamil. NBC/Andrew Eccles/NBC hide caption

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Jameela Jamil: 'My Career Is Not Reflected By The Size Of My Body'

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How Kathy Mattea Got Her Voice Back With 'Pretty Bird'

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'Gross Anatomy' Turns Humor On Taboos About The Female Body

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"When I am on stage, I finally feel like myself," Miski says. "I finally feel like I can be myself." Bao Ngo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mitski's Many Lives

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Rosanna Arquette arrives at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 21 in Los Angeles. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Arquette: After Rejecting Weinstein, 'I Had A Completely Different Career'

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Liz Phair's massive Exile In Guyville reissue comes out May 4. Elizabeth Weinberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Liz Phair On Demanding A Voice In 25 Years Of 'Guyville'

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Ellen Stofan saw her first rocket launch when she was 4 years old. Now, more than 50 years later, she's director of the National Air and Space Museum — the first woman to hold the position. Amanda Edwards/Getty Images for Discovery hide caption

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New Director Of Air And Space Museum Is The First Woman To Hold The Job

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#ScootersBehavingBadly: U.S. Cities Race To Keep Up With Small Vehicle Shares

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Felyssa Ricco stands outside the house in Hazleton, Pa., where she lives with her mother and stepfather, Kelly and Jesse Portanova. In addition to flying Old Glory and other flags, such as "Don't Tread on Me," the Portanovas sometimes fly the Confederate flag, saying it's a way of standing up to those who believe it shouldn't be displayed or who want to disregard America's history. Gillian Laub/National Geographic hide caption

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Michele Norris On The Anxiety Of White America And Her Optimism For The Future

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Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats' new album Tearing at the Seams is available March 9. Brantley Guiterrez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nathaniel Rateliff Keeps Secrets For Himself On 'Tearing At The Seams'

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