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Why Student Loan Borrowers With Disabilities Aren't Getting The Help They Deserve

Hundreds of thousands of borrowers are eligible to have their student loans erased because a disability keeps them from working. NPR found many will likely never get the debt relief they're owed.

Ronald Mutyaba, an auto mechanic, at his home in Kampala, Uganda. Mutyaba is HIV positive and has developed Karposi sarcoma, a type of cancer that often affects people with immune deficiencies. He is holding a bottle of the liquid morphine that nurses from the nonprofit group Hospice Africa have prescribed to help control the pain caused by his illlness. Nurith Aizenman/NPR hide caption

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A Sip Of Morphine: Uganda's Old-School Solution To A Shortage Of Painkillers

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Angela Haseltine Pozzi founded Washed Ashore in 2010. The nonprofit turns plastics taken from Oregon's beaches into eye-opening sculptures of threatened marine life. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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On The Oregon Coast, Turning Pollution Into Art With A Purpose

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A load of wood enters a wood pellet plant operated by Enviva Partners in Sampson County, N.C. Enviva is one of the largest producers of wood pellets in the U.S. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Europe Is Burning U.S. Wood As Climate-Friendly Fuel, But Green Groups Protest

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