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Dawn Sahr (left) and Asma Jama met for the first time at their 2016 StoryCorps interview in Minneapolis. They say they're friends for life. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps

A Hateful Attack Led To An Unexpected Forever Friendship

After a Somali American woman was attacked for speaking Swahili, the attacker's sister reached out to see if she was OK. The two women recently returned to StoryCorps to talk about their bond.

Angelita Chegup (left) and Tara Amboh are among four women banished from their reservation for what they say are political reasons. They're now suing the Ute Tribe in Utah. Nate Hegyi/Mountain West News Bureau hide caption

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'It Changed Our Lives': Banished Native Women Fight Tribal Leaders In Federal Court

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Benny (left) and Josh Safdie stand with Adam Sandler while filming Uncut Gems. Julieta Cervantes/A24 hide caption

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The Movies Of The Safdie Brothers, Makers Of 'Uncut Gems'

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Politics

Trump Vs. Toilets

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Trump Vs. Toilets

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Middle East

What's Ahead For Iran In 2020

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What's Ahead For Iran In 2020

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StoryCorps

A Hateful Attack Led To An Unexpected Forever Friendship

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A Hateful Attack Led To An Unexpected Forever Friendship

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World

Moving Cargo In The Arctic

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Moving Cargo In The Arctic

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Television

Looking At Reality TV

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Looking At Reality TV

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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addresses the press from his Philadelphia field office on Dec. 21. The former New York City mayor entered the race late and is not contesting the early primary states, instead concentrating efforts toward Super Tuesday and beyond. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Month, Michael Bloomberg Has Spent More Than $100 Million On Campaign Ads

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National

Topeka Offers Money To Move

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Topeka Offers Money To Move

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