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"This moment is surreal," Lalin St. Juste says. "Because here it is, this song that I've written about her — and now it's taking on a life of its own." Emalyn Lopez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Musician Lalin St. Juste On Writing Through Grief

The singer and lyricist of The Seshen wrote the song "Distant Heart" about the loss of a friend. And while it comes from a place of loss, she says it carries her friend's joy and light, too.

Inside the Ord Community Commissary in California's Monterey Bay area. The commissary sets prices at just over cost, so that commissaries around the world maintain consistent pricing no matter where troops are stationed. Krista Almanzan/KAZU hide caption

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With More Big-Box Stores In Reach, Are Commissaries Still Needed?

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Moshe the cat lives in an old Washington, D.C., house with his owner, Cassandra Slack. Parth Shah/NPR hide caption

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Strange Sounds, Burial Grounds And The Case Of The Twisted Dream Catcher

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"This moment is surreal," Lalin St. Juste says. "Because here it is, this song that I've written about her — and now it's taking on a life of its own." Emalyn Lopez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Musician Lalin St. Juste On Writing Through Grief

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