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The badly damaged Christchurch Cathedral is pictured on Sept. 7, 2011 during a tour given to foreign journalists visiting the city ahead of the rugby 2011 World Cup. England rugby manager Martin Johnson and several members of the playing squad visited the city to see the stadium and the city center which were damaged by an earthquake in February. Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will New Zealand Rebuild The Cathedral My Forefather Erected?

NPR's Philip Reeves recently visited the earthquake-battered cathedral in New Zealand built by a 19th-century ancestor. He found his family history entwined in a fierce contemporary controversy.

The badly damaged Christchurch Cathedral is pictured on Sept. 7, 2011 during a tour given to foreign journalists visiting the city ahead of the rugby 2011 World Cup. England rugby manager Martin Johnson and several members of the playing squad visited the city to see the stadium and the city center which were damaged by an earthquake in February. Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will New Zealand Rebuild The Cathedral My Forefather Erected?

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Merci Beaucoup Mark Orton
Ariel's Dance Abel Korzeniowski
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The Blue Cathedral Talvihorros

Neil Richardson (left) and John Jemison even fold their arms the same way. Toby Van de Velde /Courtesy of Neil Richardson hide caption

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Man Retires, Moves, Discovers His Doppelganger

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The Way You Look Tonight Billie Holiday

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Tobias Jesso Jr. Explains His Swift Ascent From Rock Bottom

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How Could You Babe Tobias Jesso Jr
You've Got A Friend In Me Cairn String Quartet

People walk by closed shops in Thessaloniki in March. Greece, though it has once again averted bankruptcy, is still struggling economically. Sakis Mitrolidis /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Greece, Getting By On The Brink Of A Financial Meltdown

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Nicer Torpedo Boyz
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Dr. Awad Al-Yami, an art therapist trained at the University of Pennsylvania, is a counselor at a Saudi Arabian center that seeks to rehabilitate convicted terrorists. The center claims a success rate of more than 80 percent, but acknowledges that some return to extremist groups like al-Qaida. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Treating Saudi Arabian Jihadists With Art Therapy

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The city of Hollywood, Fla., bought the Homeless Voice shelter from its owner, a longtime advocate for the homeless who agreed to stay away from the city for the next 30 years. Greg Allen hide caption

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Lowering A City's Homeless Population — By Forcing The Homeless Out

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The gesture Kimmy's making doesn't mean the same thing to Dong. Eric Liebowitz/Netflix hide caption

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Why It's So Hard For Us To Agree About Dong From 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

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Bloom Radiohead
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Crystal Groah holds four-month-old son Brently while Dr. Rob Marsh examines him. He and his twin sister Savannah were premature at birth, but with care from Marsh both are doing well. Sandy Hausman/WVTF hide caption

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In Rural Virginia, Truckers Can Stop For Coffee And A Physical

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