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Amy Ray (left) and Emily Saliers are the veteran folk-rock duo Indigo Girls. Their new track for Morning Edition's Song Project was inspired by the collective feeling of restlessness in the COVID-19 era. Jeremy Cowart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Morning Edition Song Project

Indigo Girls' New Song Is About Patience And Fortitude In The COVID-19 Era

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers rarely write together, but the unique challenges of the pandemic inspired the veteran folk-rockers to try true collaboration for the first time in years.

Fluid Dynamics Deeb
Theme from Endless Sunset Deeb
Glow Distant.lo
Slide Distant.lo
Promised Land Stan Forebee

Police move in on demonstrators in Lafayette Square near the White House with tear gas and smoke on June 1. U.S. Park Police made announcements asking protesters to leave, but few people appeared to hear them. Jose Luis Magana/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters Were Supposed To Hear Warnings Before Federal Police Moved In. They Didn't

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Tides AK & Tim Schaufert
Body Language AK
Ruby Nihoni
Road 105 Nihoni

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Indigo Girls' New Song Is About Patience And Fortitude In The COVID-19 Era

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Long Ride Indigo Girls
Power Of Two Pickin' On Series

A sign (left) outside a Mongolian-language school in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, reads: "When the people have conviction, the state has strength and the ethnic minorities have hope." The sign at right says: "Rule of law." Emily Feng/NPR hide caption

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Parents Keep Children Home As China Limits Mongolian Language In The Classroom

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Morin Khuur Quartet Jantsannorov Natsag, Morin Khuur Ensemble of Mongolia
Mongolian Melody Jantsannorov Natsag, Morin Khuur Ensemble of Mongolia
Great Malevolent Withholder Guilty Ghosts
Begotten Guilty Ghosts
It's Obvious Chastity Belt

A Boeing 737 Max heads to a landing past grounded Max jets at Seattle's Boeing Field after a test flight in June. It was the first of three days of recertification test flights that mark a step toward returning the aircraft to passenger service. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Congressional Inquiry Faults Boeing And FAA Failures For Deadly 737 Max Plane Crashes

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Phobia The Last Sighs of the Wind
Despair The Last Sighs of the Wind
The Last Days of a Tragic Allegory Saxon Shore
Replacement Driver Saxon Shore
Mike Mills Air

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