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Two 14-year-old Afghan girls practice the cello during class at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music in Kabul. Courtesy of Paula Bronstein hide caption

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An American Musician, An Influence In Afghanistan

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Troops crowd President Obama during his visit to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Friday. Jim Watson/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Goes A Long Way To Spread Holiday Cheer

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Quarterback Fred Blow-Tydings leads teammates through a play. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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Peewee Powerhouse Grows On A Dangerous Field

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Bruno Mars has experienced success as a producer but is now making a name for himself with a new album of his own. Gabriel Bouys hide caption

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Bruno Mars: Singing His Own Songs, At Long Last

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