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The Bentiu displaced persons camp in South Sudan holds more than 100,000 people who fled fighting in the country's 4-year-old civil war. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Unhappy Anniversary, South Sudan

On Sunday, South Sudan marks six years as independent country. Between its civil war and humanitarian crisis, things are so bad that anniversary celebrations were canceled.

Neil Cohen, who died at age 72. One of his books, The Law of Probation and Parole, has been cited by the Supreme Court. Courtesy of Riva Nelson hide caption

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Remembering 'Captain' Neil Cohen, Summer Camp Counselor And Sage

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Portrait Gallery
Nero's Nocturne

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Unhappy Anniversary, South Sudan

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Aldgate Patterns Little People
Chase Trichotomy
El Prudence

Gabriel Zepeda (right) makes an all-terrain wheelchair. He's been making wheelchairs for low-income Mexicans for 27 years. Mónica Ortiz Uribe for NPR hide caption

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Mexico And U.S. Team Up To Create Low-Cost Wheelchairs

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Baddiewinkle's Instagram bio reads, "Stealing your man since 1928." Ryan Hall/Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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Instagrandma Baddiewinkle Says She's 'Always Been A Rebel'

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The Sound of Everything Instrumental Alice Russell, Quantic
Look Around The Corner Quantic & His Combo Bárbaro & Alice Russell
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Xiao Ge Er

Q Daily, 11, said he'd prefer not to grow up. But he is now on the cusp of middle school, adolescence and facing his changing body. And for a transgender child, this time of life is particularly complex. Jennifer Hsu/WNYC hide caption

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A Transgender Child Faces Growing Up

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Shadow (Instrumental)
Dragon de Lune Hadouk Trio

The late composer Pierre Henry, in a 2008 photograph taken in a Paris studio. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Pierre Henry, A Composer Who Made The Everyday Extraordinary

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Psyche Rock Malpaso Mix Pierre Henry
Jericho Jerk Pierre Henry & St. Germain

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