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While Leonard Nimoy became famous as Star Trek's Mr. Spock, he was conflicted about the role. He later came to embrace it. He's shown here with actor William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk. Getty Images hide caption

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Remembrances

He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

The Star Trek actor, writer, poet and photographer has died of lung disease at 83. NPR's Neda Ulaby has a look back at the long career of the man who was (and was not) Spock.

Fernandina's Flicker (Colaptes fernandinae), a woodpecker found only in Cuba. Pete Oxford/Minden Pictures/Corbis hide caption

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U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

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When Annie Clark was assaulted in 2007 she said the response from her university was victim blaming: "I talked to one campus employee and she gave me this extended metaphor about how rape was like a football game and I was the quarterback in charge and what would I have done differently in that situation," she says. Courtesy of Radius hide caption

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Film About Campus Sexual Assault Tells Survivors: 'You Are Not Alone'

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Whitney Plantation owner John Cummings has commissioned stark artwork for the site, including realistic statues of slave children found throughout the museum. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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New Museum Depicts 'The Life Of A Slave From Cradle To The Tomb'

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While Leonard Nimoy became famous as Star Trek's Mr. Spock, he was conflicted about the role. He later came to embrace it. He's shown here with actor William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk. Getty Images hide caption

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He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

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Eastern Boys begins as a home invasion story but evolves to something more complex, says NPR film critic Bob Mondello. Courtesy of First Run Features hide caption

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Tense 'Eastern Boys': Cruising, and Bruising

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