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Though he is best-known for his auteur work, composer, playwright and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda says it was his dream to be offered a part in someone else's musical. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda On 'Mary Poppins Returns' And Writing His Way Onstage

Though best-known for his auteur work, the mastermind of Hamilton and In the Heights says it was his dream to be offered a part in someone else's musical.

Though he is best-known for his auteur work, composer, playwright and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda says it was his dream to be offered a part in someone else's musical. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda On 'Mary Poppins Returns' And Writing His Way Onstage

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Under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the department took a series of steps to try to delay borrower defense from going into effect. Cheriss May/Getty Images hide caption

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Defeated In Court, Education Dept. To Cancel $150 Million Of Student Loan Debt

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Lorrie Scheppler, a Cape resident, had a rat problem in her apartment in West Dennis, Mass. Courtesy of Lorrie Scheppler hide caption

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National

Got Rats? Join The Club

Got Rats? Join The Club

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Yonis (Boluwatife Treasure Bankole), L, and Zain (Zain Al Rafeea), R, find a moment of quiet amid the chaos in Capernaum. Sony hide caption

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A Boy Grows Up Fast On The Streets Of Beirut In The Dickensian 'Capernaum'

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