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Butterflies swarm a flowering plant at the National Butterfly Center, a 100-acre wildlife center and botanical garden in Hidalgo County, Texas. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Butterfly Preserve On The Border Threatened By Trump's Wall

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Davi Tatiana Chirino-Santos, 9, and her baby brother, Arnold Jafer Lopez-Santos, crossed with their mother, Jessica Carolina Santos Lopez. Though the journey was long, Chirino-Santos is looking forward to creating a better life in the U.S. She wants to study to be a doctor. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: What It's Like On Both Sides Of The U.S.-Mexico Border's Busiest Crossing

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More than 1,200 people, including 1,000 residents of Gangwon province, form the shape of a dove out of candlelight during the opening ceremony. Francois-Xavier Marit/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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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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(Left) Charlie Wilson walks his dog Peanut outside of the convention center. (Right) Veterinarian Joanna Web gives a check up to a bird outside the shelter. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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(Left) Mabel Rozier, 78, has been in Houston for 2 1/2 years. The night the hurricane hit, she had planned to stay in her apartment. She was on the third floor and was eventually rescued by boat. (Right) Samina Kasin is from Pakistan and is vice principal of the mosque's weekend school. She has been volunteering by organizing donations, cooking and cleaning. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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