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Simon Says

Opinion: As Kids Grow, So Do Their Parents

With the school year about to end, NPR's Scott Simon ponders how quickly children grow up and become their own persons.

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Mexico Is Holding Its Largest Elections Ever. They're Also One Of Its Deadliest

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