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Author Mo Willems supervises a rehearsal of the musical adaptation of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. As the very first Education Artist-in-Residence, "I can say at this point that I am the greatest ... " he laughs, "I'm certainly in the top five." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Kids' Author Mo Willems Has A New Creative Challenge (And So Should You)

The creator of the Pigeon series, Knuffle Bunny, and Elephant & Piggie is currently an Artist-in-Residence at the Kennedy Center. He says if you want kids to draw, you should let them see you drawing.

Staying There L'indécis
Interlude L'indécis
I Should Have... Benedikt Jahnel
And Lasalle Benedikt Jahnel
Memory Mouse On The Keys

The printing of 1.5 billion paper forms and other mailings for the 2020 census was scheduled to begin on July 1. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Trump Administration's Delay In Census Printing Sets Up Count's 'Biggest Risk'

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Spring Evening Mokhov
Solace Embrace Mokhov
Sleep On It Followed By Ghosts

Author Mo Willems supervises a rehearsal of the musical adaptation of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. As the very first Education Artist-in-Residence, "I can say at this point that I am the greatest ... " he laughs, "I'm certainly in the top five." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Kids' Author Mo Willems Has A New Creative Challenge (And So Should You)

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Linus and Lucy Vince Guaraldi
Thin Air Allora Mis
New Black City Sinitus Tempo
Noelle Sinitus Tempo
Andromede Vibes (Ode To Samurai Champloo) Kyo Itachi
Too Often Distant.lo
Late Distant.lo

From left: Big Machine Label Group founder Scott Borchetta, Taylor Swift and Universal Music Group chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge, photographed in 2016 in Los Angeles. Lester Cohen/Getty Images hide caption

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Taylor Swift's Former Label Big Machine Is Sold, Rankling The Star

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You Need to Calm Down Taylor Swift
Manic Pixie Dream Girl WMD
Into the Sea The Album Leaf

If the restorative justice program works, the victim and the offender discuss what happened and agree on a way to move ahead so that criminal charges are dismissed. Anke Gladnick for NPR hide caption

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D.C. Prosecutors, Once Dubious, Are Becoming Believers In Restorative Justice

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