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A Veteran Finds Relief Through Fashion: 'It Was So Much About Finding My Peace'

During his Army deployment, Duane Topping began poring through fashion magazines. In retirement, what started as a sewing hobby to help alleviate his PTSD flourished into a new career as a designer.

President Donald Trump walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore in June. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Donald Trump 'Fell In Love' With Kim Jong Un

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They Can't Take That Away from Me Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Come Fly With Me Beegie Adair Trio
Run To the Sun [Instrumental] [Instrumental][Version] Kevin Hays

American Flat Track motorcycle racer Shayna Texter poses with a young fan during an autograph session at Canterbury Park outside Minneapolis. Texter is one of the most popular racers on the AFT circuit and, in 2011, became the first woman in the history of flat track racing to win a professional singles main event. Tom Goldman/NPR hide caption

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'Hold Your Breath,' American Flat Track Racing Mounts A Comeback

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Future People Alabama Shakes

Chinese border patrol gunboats come downriver from the Yunnan province about once a month in a show of force to keep the Mekong River safe, as China's Xinhua News Agency puts it. Michael Sullivan for NPR hide caption

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China Reshapes The Vital Mekong River To Power Its Expansion

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Author Alice Walker, pictured onstage of the 2015 Broadway revival of The Color Purple musical, has released a new collection of poetry called Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart. Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images hide caption

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Alice Walker Is For Oakland, Human Imperfection And The Children

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Patrick Torres, Erik Miron, Bergen Moore of the Vignes Rooftop Revival on the way to a gig in downtown Los Angeles. Jeremy Copeland/freelance hide caption

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One Band's Key Instrument: Wheels

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Night and Day Vignes Rooftop Revival
O Sol NascerĂ¡ Vignes Rooftop Revival
An Ending, A Begining Dustin O'Halloran
We Move Lightly Dustin O'Halloran

Throughout the Senate confirmation period, protesters have rallied against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Christine Blasey Ford and others have alleged that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted them decades ago. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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After One Year Of Headlines, #MeToo Is Everywhere

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A Veteran Finds Relief Through Fashion: 'It Was So Much About Finding My Peace'

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Milo Fredrik
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"Part of your job is to loan pieces of your heart out everyday in the world of songwriting," Heather Morgan says. Blythe Thomas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Heather Morgan Is Ready To Share Her 'Borrowed Heart'

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Borrowed Heart Heather Morgan
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