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Carmen Bachmann founded "Chance for Science," a website that connects refugee academics with scientists working in Germany. Thomas Victor for NPR hide caption

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While Others Saw Refugees, This German Professor Saw Human Potential

Carmen Bachmann, a professor in Leipzig, is building an online network to help political refugees who are scientists or social scientists connect with professional peers in Germany — their new home.

Silhouette Julia Holter
Manic Depressive Omer Avital, Aaron Goldberg et. al.

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe arrives to speak to reporters following a meeting with Donald Trump in November. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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In Talks With Trump, Japan's Shinzo Abe Will Seek To Smooth Economic Tensions

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Gay Sons of Lesbian Mothers Kaki King
What Goes Around... Comes Around Justin Timberlake

Jay Zimmerman (left) and his father, Buddy, in July 2016. Buddy, who was also a veteran, passed away last September. Courtesy of Jay Zimmerman hide caption

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Veteran Teaches Therapists How To Talk About Gun Safety When Suicide's A Risk

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Division Tycho
Shimmer Tracey Chattaway
In the Mood Glenn Miller
Surprise Hotel [Mad Decent Toadz Remix] Fool's Gold
Organism Tommy Guerrero
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Kellyanne Conway Tells Americans To Buy Ivanka Trump's Products

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Omar al-Shogre says he spent 10 months in Sednaya prison. He says he was arrested at age 17 and was in various Syrian prisons for more than two years before he was sent to Sednaya. Courtesy of Omar al-Shogre hide caption

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Former Detainee Describes Atrocities Inside Syrian Prison

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Too Much Sampha
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(Left) Bob Hardin's son has fought alcoholism for decades. (Right) Cary Dixon's adult son has been in and out of treatment for opioid addiction. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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West Virginia Families Worry About Access To Addiction Treatment Under Trump

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Turn It Up Shitake Monkey
Kora Sings Sampha

It's hard to find a place in Mexico more transformed by the North American Free Trade Agreement than Tijuana. The border city has exploded in growth since the trade pact was signed in 1993. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As Trump Threatens To Ditch NAFTA, Tijuana Residents Face Uncertainty

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While Others Saw Refugees, This German Professor Saw Human Potential

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Anything You Synthesize The American Dollar
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