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Siblings Christine Cuddy (left) and Flip Cuddy hold a photo of their mother, Susan Ahn Cuddy, the first Asian American woman in the Navy, at their StoryCorps interview in Northridge, Calif., last July. Naomi Blech/StoryCorps hide caption

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Their 'Tough' Mom Was Also The Navy's 1st Asian American Woman Officer

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Propaganda spread by hate groups on social media is pervasive. Writer Joanna Schroeder hopes other parents will teach their young sons to recognize such hateful content. Loungepark/Getty Images hide caption

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How One Mom Talks To Her Sons About Hate On The Internet

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During their StoryCorps interview in April, Elizabeth Coffey-Williams (left) told her niece, Jennifer Coffey (right), about how her loving family did not understand what being transgender meant. "My parents were afraid, well, you know, this might be contagious," she said. Jud Esty-Kendall hide caption

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Coming Out As Transgender When There Was No Language To Describe It

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Elizabeth Vega and Jamell Spann became friends after Vega comforted an emotional Spann while they were protesting in Ferguson, Mo., as strangers in 2014. Dupe Oyebolu for StoryCorps hide caption

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'What You Did Changed Me': Ferguson Protesters Found Friendship Amid Unrest

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Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath, left, and Rodney Sheppard just released their new album, Little Yachty. Kevin Estrada hide caption

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Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath Just Wants To Have Fun

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Zara's parent company Inditex announced new sustainability goals this month. But can a fast-fashion brand built on growth truly become sustainable? Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Can Fast Fashion And Sustainability Be Stitched Together?

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Walter Dixon and his son Russ Dixon at their StoryCorps interview in Waynesville, Mo. Modupeola Oyebolu/StoryCorps hide caption

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Declared Dead At War, He Returned Alive To Find His World Had Moved On Without Him

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The viral face-transforming FaceApp climbed to the top of the App Store on Wednesday. FaceApp hide caption

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Democrats Issue Warnings Against Viral Russia-Based Face-Morphing App

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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counterculture festival in the desert 100 miles north of Reno, Nev. Burning Man organizers had proposed raising the current 80,000 limit as high as 100,000 in coming years. Ron Lewis/AP hide caption

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Authorities scrambled to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled. Michael Owens/AP hide caption

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Jessica Bray and her husband, Anthony Bray, pose with their 1970 Volkswagen Beetle. Anthony converted his Beetle to an electric car. "As a special touch, we added bubble machines to the back to blow bubbles at car shows and as we drive," Jessica said. Courtesy of Jessica Bray hide caption

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A Bug's Life: Remembering The Classic Volkswagen Beetle

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Corinthia Isom (right) was just a child when her mother died. At StoryCorps in 2015, Kathleen Payne (left) told Isom why her mom trusted her to take care of her daughter. Carolina Escobar/StoryCorps hide caption

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'You Make Your Own Family': Losing A Mother, Gaining 2 More

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Kim Darroch, the U.K.'s ambassador to the U.S., calls President Trump an inadequate leader who poses a threat to the international trade system, in memos leaked to the Daily Mail. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sean Sala, center left, and Fernando Zweifach Lopez, center right, march together at San Diego Pride on July 16, 2011. Courtesy of Fernando Zweifach Lopez hide caption

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To 'Get Even' With 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' He Brought Military Float To Pride Parade

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