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Lane Murdock, a high school sophomore, says she felt numb after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., and knew it was time for her to try to make some change. Christian Carter/WSHU hide caption

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Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday's National School Walkout

Thousands of students across the country are expected to walk out of class Friday to protest violence in schools. And the idea came from a group of kids who live far from Florida.

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Katy Sexton was a regular at the Road to Redemption recovery support group meetings in Muncie, Ind. She died on Halloween 2017. Seth Herald for NPR hide caption

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Parents Lose Their Daughter And Their Life Savings To Opioids

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If I Die Young The Band Perry
The Birds & Bees Tülpa
Husbands and Hangmen Beware of Safety
Rise by Sin Beware of Safety
Dust and Disquiet Caspian
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The idea behind "Musekeweya," or "New Dawn," is to do the opposite of what the government's notorious "hate radio" did 20 years earlier. Stephanie Aglietti/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rwandan Reconciliation Through Radio Soap Opera

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Musekeweya Theme Song Radio La Benevolencija
Into the Fog The Budos Band

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Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday's National School Walkout

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Swarms Of Tiny Sea Creatures Are Powerful Enough To Mix Oceans, Study Finds

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Clouds Imagined Herbal Flows
Autumn Leaves Imagined Herbal Flows
Zephyr Dans Dans
Scandal End Credits Theme Chad Fischer
The Light The Album Leaf
Still Sound Toro y Moi

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