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All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's first book, Your Song Changed My Life, finds his favorite artists each locating a pivotal moment of inspiration. Meg Vogel/NPR hide caption

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'What Song Changed Your Life?': Bob Boilen On How Musicians Become Themselves

"I've been fascinated for a long time about what it is that inspires people to become what they are," says the host of NPR's All Songs Considered. His new book, out now, is Your Song Changed My Life.

Celebrity activist DeRay Mckesson is running for mayor of Baltimore. Andre Chung for The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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On Policing In Baltimore, Activist DeRay Mckesson Gets Retweets. Can He Get Votes?

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Midnight City M83
Nomade Slang Ibrahim Maalouf
Can't Stop Theophilus London & Kanye West
Alta Farra [Instrumental] DJ Juan Data

Pat Friedman spent years fighting Donald Trump's attempts to build a restaurant and banquet hall on Long Island. She now supports his presidential bid. Charles Lane/WSHU hide caption

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This Woman Stopped A Donald Trump Project — But Wants Him To Be President

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Layers Ryan Helsing, Matthew Setz

The Panama Papers may help settle an ownership claim over Amedeo Modigliani's Seated Man With a Cane, which Philippe Maestracci says was seized from his grandfather by the Nazis. Christie's Images/Corbis hide caption

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Panama Papers Provide Rare Glimpse Inside Famously Opaque Art Market

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Hyperion Tom Barfod
Gay Sons of Lesbian Mothers Kaki King
Dead Sea Scrolls Yeasayer
Machado Bixiga 70
Busy Earnin' Jungle
Up From the South The Budos Band

Morocco's King Mohammed VI, shown here in November 2015, introduced changes two years ago that have allowed more than 20,000 sub-Saharan Africans to settle in the country. Such a policy is extremely rare in the Arab world. Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP hide caption

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Morocco, Long A Stopover For African Migrants, Becomes A Destination

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Quiet Life Dirty Gold
Bala Moussaka Maleem Mahmoud Ghania & Maleem Abdellah Ghania

The Rock of Gibraltar, as seen from the Spanish town of La Linea de la Concepcion, at Spain's southern tip. Gibraltar has been British territory for 301 years, but many Spaniards want it back. Fresh squabbles over fishing rights cropped up recently. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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For Tiny Gibraltar, There's A Lot At Stake In The 'Brexit' Vote

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All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's first book, Your Song Changed My Life, finds his favorite artists each locating a pivotal moment of inspiration. Meg Vogel/NPR hide caption

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'What Song Changed Your Life?': Bob Boilen On How Musicians Become Themselves

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Fluff's Travels Phish
Worried Shoes Karen O
Green Onions Booker T. & the MG's
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Vanessa Minero Leon (right) and her older sister, Lizette, work on their homework after school. Vanessa is in the gifted program at her elementary school in Arizona. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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The Rare District That Recognizes Gifted Latino Students

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Indian Summer Jai Wolf
Swing 1 Jacob Bain, Samantha Boshnack et. al.

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