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Dream Sketch Brad Mehldau
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Juan Carlos Reyes is studying for his master's degree. The son of poor Dominican parents, Reyes is convinced his success is an aberration and wonders about the kids from his neighborhood who were left behind. Claudio Sanchez/NPR hide caption

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Grad Who Beat The Odds Asks, Why Not The Others?

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'My Country': tUnE-yArDs Questions The American Dream

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Demons The Dears
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Crazy Beat Montefiori

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Once Tolerated, Alcohol Now Creates Rift In Tunisia

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Midnighter The Champs
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The Clouds The Spacemen
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Nooksack Will Bernard Trio
Roaming Charges Will Bernard Trio

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A Party On The Rise, Germany's Pirates Come Ashore

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Josefina Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate from the ruling National Action Party, or PAN, delivers a speech during an electoral rally in Jocotepec, in the state of Jalisco, in May. AFP/Getty Images/PAN Press Office hide caption

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Female Presidential Candidate Blazes Trail In Mexico

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Tamacun Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A.
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Diablo Rojo Rodrigo y Gabriela & C.U.B.A.
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Devil's Punchbowl Mary Flower
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Triple Crown hopefull I'll Have Another is ridden by exercise rider Jonny Garcia during a morning workout at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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Please Sir, I'd Rather Have Another

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