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The remains of St. Maria Goretti lie near the altar during Mass at St. John Cantius Church in Chicago on Oct. 12. It was one of 54 churches where her body was exhibited during a U.S. tour. Antonio Perez/TNS/Landov hide caption

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Before The Body Of A Child Saint, A Mother Struggles To Forgive Her Child

The remains of St. Maria Goretti just finished a 54-city tour of the U.S. At the relic's final stop, in Oklahoma City, one widow went to seek the strength to forgive her husband's murderer — her son.

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Louisiana Democrat Governor Victory Disrupts Partisan Politics Tradition

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The remains of St. Maria Goretti lie near the altar during Mass at St. John Cantius Church in Chicago on Oct. 12. It was one of 54 churches where her body was exhibited during a U.S. tour. Antonio Perez/TNS/Landov hide caption

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Before The Body Of A Child Saint, A Mother Struggles To Forgive Her Child

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Love comma Mark Heernt
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Stephanie Deutsch's mother hailed from Long Island where she grew up eating oyster stuffing. Her father was from Texas and loved this cornbread stuffing, which the family continues to make. Courtesy of David S. Deutsch hide caption

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Don't Mess With My Stuffing: Thanksgiving's Most Hotly Debated Dish

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Francisco Carlos Fonseca is the manager of Marina Confiança, a resort located on the banks of the Cantareira reservoir system. Behind him is a boat ramp that once led to a lake that he says used to be more than 100 feet deep. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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As Brazil's Largest City Struggles With Drought, Residents Are Leaving

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Gov. Rick Snyder speaks to the media last week in Northville Township, Mich. Several U.S. governors, including Snyder, are calling to halt or pause efforts to allow Syrian refugees into their states after this month's coordinated attacks in Paris. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Syrian Refugees In Michigan Respond To U.S. Resettlement Hesitations

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Carla Morrison Looks Hard At Love's Gray Areas

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Un Beso Carla Morrison
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