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Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community

The bronze sculpture depicting Jesus huddled under a blanket on a park bench has provoked praise and complaints — and a call to the police — in its new North Carolina neighborhood.

Pentecostal worshipers sit at Ministry Faith Banner's overflow section on a street corner in Douala. Andres Caballero/NPR hide caption

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Pray Or Prey? Cameroon's Pentecostal Churches Face Crackdown

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Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community

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Craig Remsburg (left) remembers fondly the day his son, Army Ranger Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg (center) received a standing ovation at the State of the Union speech in January. Cory was injured while serving in Afghanistan. Jewel Samad /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Caring For Wounded Vet A Burden Family Gladly Shares

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Using a projector, Jodi Doyle points out shadows on the ceiling to students in her preschool class at the Eliot School in Boston. Boston has become a beacon for the universal preschool movement, but so far it can only provide seats for about half the interested families. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Boston Finds That Quality Preschool Is Worth The Effort

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A Love Letter To Matzo: Why The Holey Cracker Is A Crunch Above

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