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Giselle is pursuing a career in family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For her, hiding her problems with anxiety and depression was not an option. Amanda Aronczyk/WNYC hide caption

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A Med Student Decides To Be Upfront About Her Mental Issues

When Giselle decided to apply to medical school, people told her to hide the fact that she has struggled with anxiety, depression and a suicide attempt. She thinks it will help her be a better doctor.

Mohammad al-Hattab (left) and Samira Syam both teach driving at the al-Jarajwa school in Gaza City. Hattab was stopped by Hamas police, and his permit to teach temporarily revoked, for driving alone with a female student. Syam says nobody bothers her if she has a male student alone. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Hamas: Gaza Women Learning To Drive Must Have A Chaperone

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Ethan, Adam, Jen and Allie Slipakoff live in Kennesaw, Ga. Allie is transgender and the family has learned that she is often the best teacher on transgender issues. Courtesy of the Slipakoff family hide caption

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When The Kid Becomes The Teacher: On What It Means To Be Transgender

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When The Kid Becomes The Teacher: On What It Means To Be Transgender

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A Dundee marmalade jar (left) is among items recently unearthed from a 19th century landfill behind a manor house in East Anglia. In Victorian England, people transitioned from making most things at home to buying them in stores. Rich Preston/NPR hide caption

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Digging Up The Roots Of Modern Waste In Victorian-Era Rubbish

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Giselle is pursuing a career in family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For her, hiding her problems with anxiety and depression was not an option. Amanda Aronczyk/WNYC hide caption

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A Med Student Decides To Be Upfront About Her Mental Issues

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A Med Student Decides To Be Upfront About Her Mental Issues

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Assane Thiobane, 28, a motorbike taxi driver in Tambacounda, eastern Senegal, is saving up to leave for Europe, where he hopes to earn more money for himself and his family. If you die along the way, he says, that's your destiny. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

In Senegal, They're Dreaming Of Europe

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In Senegal, They're Dreaming Of Europe

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Cyrtophora citricola, a type of orb-weaving spider, live in big colonies. So males potentially have a large pool of females from which to choose a mate. Buschwerk/Flickr hide caption

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The Two-Way

She's A Man-Eater, And That's OK With Male Orb-Weaving Spiders

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She's A Man-Eater, And That's OK With Male Orb-Weaving Spiders

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The pair of galaxies NGC 1531/2, engaged in a spirited waltz, is located about 70 million light-years away toward the southern constellation Eridanus (The River). R. Gendler and J.E. Ovaldsen/ESO/IDA hide caption

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Does The Size Of Space Freak You Out?

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Does The Size Of Space Freak You Out?

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