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Gabrielle Union says she thinks it's tacky to tell on your costars — but she tells many revealing stories about herself in We're Going to Need More Wine. Michael Lavine hide caption

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Gabrielle Union Gets Real In 'We're Going To Need More Wine'

Union has graced screens big and small since the '90s. Now she's written a frank, funny essay collection that's not just a celebrity tell-all (though she does dish on Heath Ledger's dreaminess).

Gabrielle Union says she thinks it's tacky to tell on your costars — but she tells many revealing stories about herself in We're Going to Need More Wine. Michael Lavine hide caption

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Gabrielle Union Gets Real In 'We're Going To Need More Wine'

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Gabrielle Union Gets Real In 'We're Going To Need More Wine'

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Competitors who are hoping to gain approval to build the border wall have until the first of next month to complete their work. Bill Wechter for NPR hide caption

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30-Foot Border Wall Prototypes Erected In San Diego Borderlands

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Jessi Silva and Maggie Marquez on the grounds of the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas. The school closed in 1965 and some of it was demolished. Both women returned to the grounds in 2007 with a group of alumni to hold a symbolic ceremony to unearth "Mr. Spanish." Sarah Vasquez for StoryCorps hide caption

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The Day A Texas School Held A Funeral For The Spanish Language

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The Day A Texas School Held A Funeral For The Spanish Language

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Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike greets supporters in the rain during a campaign stop in the Shibuya district last Friday. John Matthews/for NPR hide caption

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Tokyo Governor Hopes Her New 'Party Of Hope' Will Shake Up Japanese Politics

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