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'All Our Opportunity Was Taken Away': Sanctuary Family Slowly Restarts Life

The Thompsons, originally from Jamaica, spent 843 days living in churches in Philadelphia to avoid deportation. Now they are free, but reentry comes with new challenges.

Sky Could Undress Balmorhea
Time Is the Enemy Quantic
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'All Our Opportunity Was Taken Away': Sanctuary Family Slowly Restarts Life

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The majority of anti-vaccine claims on social media trace back to a small number of influential figures, according to researchers. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Just 12 People Are Behind Most Vaccine Hoaxes On Social Media, Research Shows

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Shadows Superpitcher
Wild Is the Wind David Bowie
The Theory Koresma
Empire Line The National
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Mirages Jean-Benoît Dunckel and Jonathan Fitoussi

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'Theft At A Scale That Is Unprecedented': Behind The Underfunding Of HBCUs

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During The Pandemic She Whittled Away At The Isolation By, Well, Whittling

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Blame It on the Tetons Modest Mouse
Quiet This Will Destroy You
Raining Patterns CFCF
Là-haut L'Impératrice

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Pervis Staples, Founding Member Of The Staple Singers, Dies At Age 85

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We've Got to Get Ourselves Together The Staple Singers
Auf Achse Franz Ferdinand
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Star Power I: Overture Foxygen
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Hello from the Edge of the Earth Mary Lattimore
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Soul Vibration J-Walk

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'Nobody Does A Comeback Like The Movies': Beating Drums For The Blockbuster's Return

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Main theme The Avengers
Tropicalia Beck
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