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Walter Dixon and his son Russ Dixon at their StoryCorps interview in Waynesville, Mo. Modupeola Oyebolu/StoryCorps hide caption

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Declared Dead At War, He Returned Alive To Find His World Had Moved On Without Him

After three wars, two marriages and 30 months as a POW, Walter Dixon says he's proud of his time served in the military. "I'd do it again," he says in an interview for StoryCorps.

For the second time in a month, an intense heat wave has hit Western Europe, particularly France. In Toulouse, temperatures reached 90 degrees Fahrenheit by 10 p.m. This heat wave is characterized by unusually high temperatures at night. Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Is Anything More Urgent Than The Temperature Of Our Planet?

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A container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in California. A drop in exports contributed to a slowdown in U.S. economic growth in the second quarter. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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U.S. Economy Slows: Trump's 3% Growth Pledge Now In Rearview Mirror

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Declared Dead At War, He Returned Alive To Find His World Had Moved On Without Him

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Psychologist Dr. Julie Rickard at American Behavioral Health Systems (ABHS) Parkside in Wenatchee, Wash., on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Dr. Rickard, the Program Director at ABHS Parkside, founded a regional suicide prevention coalition in 2012 and is launching one of the nation's few pilot projects to train staff and engage fellow residents to address suicides in long-term care. Jovelle Tamayo for NPR hide caption

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Isolated And Struggling, Many Seniors Are Turning To Suicide

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