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Students interview Arie Carpenter, a widow known simply and affectionately as Aunt Arie, on her front porch. She dispensed bits of wisdom such as "Livin' by yourself ain't all roses — and it ain't all thorns." Her stories inspired playwright Susan Cooper and actor Hume Cronyn, whose collaboration resulted in the 1982 Broadway production Foxfire. Courtesy of The Foxfire Fund, Inc. hide caption

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In The Mountains Of Georgia, Foxfire Students Keep Appalachian Culture Alive

For 50 years, high school students in Rabun County have chronicled their region's disappearing traditions and mountain people, from blacksmiths to moonshiners, in publications and a living museum.

Eight out of nine chairs are seen at the Supreme Court, including one draped in black for Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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If Clinton Wins, Republicans Suggest Shrinking Size of Supreme Court

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The Detroit area is the No. 1 destination in the state for Syrian refugees, but a local leader says it's time for that to stop. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Michigan Community Clashes Over Embrace Of Immigrants

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Intensive home-visits by physical, occupational and speech therapists have been "a lifesaver," for little Haylee Crouse, her mom Amanda (left) told Shots. Haylee, who is now 2, developed seizures and physical and intellectual disabilities after contracting meningitis when she was 8 days old. Wade Goodwyn/NPR hide caption

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Cuts In Texas Medicaid Hit Rural Kids With Disabilities Especially Hard

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The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in Washington, D.C., in late September. Smithsonian staff expected it to be popular but didn't predict that visitors would be staying so long. Alan Karchmer/National Museum of African American History and Culture hide caption

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Grand Opening: The National Museum of African American History and Culture

At African-American History Museum, Visitor 'Dwell Time' Is Off The Charts

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At African-American History Museum, Visitor 'Dwell Time' Is Off The Charts

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Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, spoke at the Main Line Sports Center in Berwyn, Pa. Thursday. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Re-emerging On Campaign Trail, Melania Trump Pledges To Fight Online Bullying

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A birth control pill for men remains an elusive dream. BSIP/UIG/Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Male Birth Control Study Killed After Men Report Side Effects

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Male Birth Control Study Killed After Men Report Side Effects

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Omu Fahnbulleh stands over her husband after he staggered and fell, knocking him unconscious at an Ebola ward in Liberia in 2014. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Mutant Ebola May Have Caused Explosive Outbreak

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Mutant Ebola May Have Caused Explosive Outbreak

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Students interview Arie Carpenter, a widow known simply and affectionately as Aunt Arie, on her front porch. She dispensed bits of wisdom such as "Livin' by yourself ain't all roses — and it ain't all thorns." Her stories inspired playwright Susan Cooper and actor Hume Cronyn, whose collaboration resulted in the 1982 Broadway production Foxfire. Courtesy of The Foxfire Fund, Inc. hide caption

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Courtesy of The Foxfire Fund, Inc.

In The Mountains Of Georgia, Foxfire Students Keep Appalachian Culture Alive

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