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A 'Lost Boy' Helps The Girls Of South Sudan Find An Education

Daniel Majok Gai fled South Sudan twice because of war. He wants to return for good. But for now, he's giving back by helping youth there gain an education. His inspiration: a girl named Annah.

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Here's Why Obama Said The U.S. Is 'Less Racially Divided'

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Optimist Zoe Keating
Flying and Flocking Zoe Keating
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A 'Lost Boy' Helps The Girls Of South Sudan Find An Education

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The Shepherd With The Flute Girma Yifrashewa
Chewata Girma Yifrashewa

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Whites More Optimistic Than Blacks On Race Relations In The U.S.

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Stoney Lake Florian Hoefner Group
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Traffic Stops Persuade People To Avoid Drinking And Driving

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The Soundmaker Rodrigo y Gabriela
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Now, In Exile Marcel Khalife
Hun-Fro Blues Daniel Szabo
The All-Clear Dorena
Young Hearts Of Summer Dorena

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Big Question For 2015: Will The Supreme Court Rule On Abortion?

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