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The Donnell family once earned twice as much as they do now per year, but they cut back -- by choice -- to focus on what mattered most to them. Clockwise are Gregg, Lola, Kelly and Isabel. Tedd Robbins/NPR hide caption

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Arizona Family Chooses To Live In The Middle

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Guitarist Salman Ahmad is among the biggest names in Pakistani music, having performed with the pop group Vital Signs before moving on to form his own Sufi rock band, Junoon. Sonny Tumbelaka hide caption

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Understanding Pakistan, By Way Of Its Pop Idols

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Various members of the political blocs of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki hold a joint news conference Oct. 1 in Baghdad. AP hide caption

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Future Of Iraqi Government Remains Unclear

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John Kane and his daughter, Sally, visited StoryCorps in Paonia, Colo. Kane, a  U.S. District Court judge, was appointed to the bench by President Carter in 1977. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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Judge To Other Judges: Shut Up And Listen

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Bold And Beautiful: In Secretariat, the champion racehorse and his jockey, played by Otto Thorwarth, battle it out in the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont to become the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years. John Bramley/Disney Enterprises hide caption

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'Secretariat': A Horse, So Of Course It's A Winner

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