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Demetria McFarland, a teacher who is spearheading the move to relocate the Confederate statue, says growing up in Marshall, Texas, "We always knew what it stood for. It was just one of those taboo things." John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue

More than 60 monuments that celebrate the Confederacy and its military men have come down in cities all across America. But more than 1,700 remain, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Demetria McFarland, a teacher who is spearheading the move to relocate the Confederate statue, says growing up in Marshall, Texas, "We always knew what it stood for. It was just one of those taboo things." John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue

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Splashdown! SpaceX And NASA Astronauts Make History

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The health threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic is particularly intense for people with cancer. Medication weakens the immune system. Cancer treatments are often delayed. FG Trade/Getty Images hide caption

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Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices

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Pianist Leon Fleisher eventually resumed playing with both hands after an injury sidelined him at age 36. Chris Hartlove/Provided by the artist hide caption

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Leon Fleisher, The Pianist Who Reinvented Himself, Dies At 92

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A quarantine seance performed over Zoom goes awry in the new horror movie 'Host,' streaming now on Shudder. Shudder hide caption

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New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Staying At Home Is Scary Too

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U.S. Army To Soldiers As Training Resumes: 'Get Your Masks On'

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