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The Big Stories Behind Small Seeds: This Man Wants To Save Them All

Gardener John Coykendall has collected hundreds of rare heirloom varieties and records their heritage in illustrated journals. Knowing the history of our food, he says, is part of knowing who we are.

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After An Attack, New Yorkers' Brave Act: Keep Going

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Another Hundred People Anika Noni Rose
Every Day a Little Death Grover Washington, Jr.
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Despite Health Care Worries, Trump Voters Don't Regret Their Choice

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In her San Francisco home, NeDina Brocks-Capla has made a shrine filled with memories of son Kareem Jones, who died of sickle cell disease in 2013. Jenny Gold/KHN hide caption

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Sickle Cell Patients Endure Discrimination, Poor Care And Shortened Lives

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We Are All Right Here Melodium

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New Yorkers Can Now Put On Dancing Shoes And Legally Get 'Footloose' In Public Spaces

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Footloose Doveman
Dancing in the Sheets [Extended 12" Remix][*] Shalamar

Clifton Fadiman looks over a shipment of wine in 1984. His daughter, Anne Fadiman, says she was never able to appreciate wine the way her father did. Courtesy of Annalee Fadiman hide caption

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A 'Wine Lover's Daughter' Savors Her Dad's Vintage Story

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Angels and Brotherly Love Saxon Shore
Golden Hill Tristeza
Pibno Souvaris
Jyuu Sound of Seventy Three

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The Big Stories Behind Small Seeds: This Man Wants To Save Them All

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You Can't Hurry Love Diana Ross & the Supremes

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In Virginia, Both Parties Use Trump To Turn Out The Base

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