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Award-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau authored the book for The Temptations musical, Ain't Too Proud, that tells the origin story of the iconic quintet discovered in her hometown of Detroit. John Lamparski/Getty Images hide caption

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'Ain't Too Proud' Playwright Dominique Morisseau Tackles The Temptations Origin Story

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The musical Ain't Too Proud:The Life and Times of the Temptations, draws from the memories of the original group's only living member, Otis Williams. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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'I Lived Through All That?': The Temptations Musical Hits The High And The Low Notes

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Veterans Sue McConnell (left) and Kristyn Weed bonded quickly after meeting at a weekly VA transgender support group. "You're always there for me," Weed told McConnell last month at StoryCorps in Tucson, Ariz. "There's never a doubt or question as to whether you would be or not." Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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2 Transgender Veterans Find Courage — And Sisterhood — Off The Battlefield

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Neoma Farr and Greg Yance reconnected in April for the first time after the Great Flood of 1993 drove them to protect the same community. Yance works as a machine operator at a factory in Rockford, Ill. Neoma still runs a beauty shop in Niota. Grace Pauley/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Were All In There Together': Strangers Share Compassion In The Flood Of '93

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Glennette Rozelle (left) and Jennifer Mack at their StoryCorps conversation in Oklahoma City last month. Kevin Oliver/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Never Spoke Of It Again': A Night That Changed A Family Forever

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Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor. Fernando Vergara/AP hide caption

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A new exhibition at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate in Charlottesville, Va., displays artifacts from Sally Hemings, in her living quarters. Jefferson fathered six of her children. Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello hide caption

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Jefferson's Monticello Makes Room For Sally Hemings

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Deborah Epstein resigned from a NFLPA-funded commission created to tackle domestic violence in the NFL, after a "pattern emerged" in her conversations with the association. Courtesy of Deborah Epstein hide caption

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Domestic Violence Expert Resigns From NFL Players Association Commission

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"I always wished for siblings," Alexandra Sanchez (left) tells Courtney McKinney during their April StoryCorps conversation in Dallas. Kevin Oliver/StoryCorps hide caption

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At 28 Years Old, 'Learning How To Be A Sister'

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At a StoryCorps interview in New York City, Allan Fuks (right) tells his former middle school classmate Spencer Katzman what it was like to go through school with an awkward name. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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He Grew Up With An Unfortunate Name He Hated — Now He's Owning It

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Jimmy Fallon gives a commencement speech to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School seniors during their graduation ceremony on Sunday, at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. Sun Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Mohammed Saqar, photographed in 2010. "I become very happy when I see that she's happy and she's fine," he says of Dana. Andrea Bruce/VII Network for NPR hide caption

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A Longtime Israeli-Palestinian Friendship Falls Apart

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Juan Romero, 67, at his home in Modesto, Calif., holds a photo of himself and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, taken by The Los Angeles Times' Boris Yaro on June 5, 1968. Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps hide caption

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The Busboy Who Cradled A Dying RFK Recalls Those Final Moments

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