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Revisiting A Mother's Day Story Of Separation

For Mother's Day in 2007, Michel Martin interviewed Cheryl Coleman, who was searching for her son. Since then, she's found him — but says she's spending this year's Mother's Day without him again.

T. Boone Pickens, founder and chairman of BP Capital Management, participates in a discussion during a "birthday bash" last year in Oklahoma City. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Is American Oil 'Dead'? T. Boone Pickens Says Yes ... But Only For Now

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La Grange Zz Top Tribute Band
Tuesday's Gone Lynyrd Skynyrd
Domingo No Parque Gilberto Gil

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Radio Drama's Leading Man, Still Adventuring

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My Thoughts Bumpy Knuckles & DJ Premier

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Is Klingon A Living Language? That's For (Human) Courts To Decide

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Sorry About Your Irony El Ten Eleven
My Only Swerving El Ten Eleven

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