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The Eastwood Village mobile home park in Evans was wiped out in September's floods. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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In Flooded Colorado, Immigrants' Livelihoods Washed Away

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Deirdre Guyton, the school's director of alumni affairs, is proud of Bluefield State College's history and wants to preserve it. Here, she holds up a photo of the school's football team from 1927 to 1928, when it was the best black college team. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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The Whitest Historically Black College In America

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Kathleen Sebelius stands with Sen. Pat Roberts (right), R-Kan., and former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole in 2009. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Obamacare Fight Leads Sen. Roberts To Turn Against Old Friend Sebelius

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In Stephen King's novel and the film adaptations, Carrie (played by Sissy Spacek, left, in the 1976 version) is the one with the supernatural powers, but for NPR's Elizabeth Blair, Carrie's mother Margaret (Piper Laurie) was the truly scary character. United Artists/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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'Carrie' Had The Power, But Mom Had The Scary Going On

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Starr Cookman (left) says she and Kylee Moreland Fenton have been "connected at the hip" since they were kids in Tucson, Ariz. StoryCorps hide caption

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Best Friends, Sharing 'Two Sides Of The Same Heart'

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Alan Greenspan served as chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006, the second-longest tenure as chairman in the Fed's history. Courtesy of Alan Greenspan hide caption

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Greenspan: 'I Probably Could Have Caught' Economic Crises

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