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Opinion: Tiny movers of earth, and also our hearts

NPR's Scott Simon has worms. Hundreds of them. They live in a bin on his balcony and rejuvenate soil for flowers and vegetables. He talks about his admiration for the squiggly things.

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Opinion: Tiny movers of earth, and also our hearts

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The coastal communities of Salinas near the Rio Nigua experienced massive flooding during Hurricane Fiona. Gabriella N. Báez for NPR hide caption

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Fiona's floods devastated their homes. These residents are ready to start over

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