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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.

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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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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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

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Eddies behind an A. salina shrimp swimming Isabel Houghton / J.R. Strickler /courtesy of Stanford / University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hide caption

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

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