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In the show, Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge, right) copes with the death of her best friend, Boo (Jenny Rainsford). Before Boo died, the two ran a guinea pig-themed cafe together. Luke Varley/Courtesy of Amazon Studios hide caption

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Writer Created 'Fleabag' By Looking At What She Loved, Then Taking It Away

The British comedy follows a young woman who lost her best friend in a tragic accident. Creator and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge says it was inspired by her relationship with her own best friend.

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The Art Of The Vote: Who Designs The Ballots We Cast?

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Banjo Love Nick Kendall, Zach De Pue, Ranaan Meyer
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Down-Ballot Races At The Latin Grammys, With Alt.Latino

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Samba de Chico Hamilton de Holanda
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Akron is one of four cities trying to inject playfulness and joy into the act of voting through activities such as "virtual wrestling." New World Performance Laboratory hide caption

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Akron Works To Bring Joy To Voting

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Sabah Abu Ghanim (right), began surfing at age 5 in the Mediterranean off the coast of the Gaza Strip. She was taught by her father, Rajab Abu Ghanim (left). But now that she's 17 and has graduated from high school, Sabah's parents have arranged a marriage and told her it's time to quit surfing. Here, father and daughter pose at home with a secondhand surfboard Rajab bought for the the family. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Gaza's Surfer Girl Hangs Up Her Board — And Not By Choice

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In the show, Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge, right) copes with the death of her best friend, Boo (Jenny Rainsford). Before Boo died, the two ran a guinea pig-themed cafe together. Luke Varley/Courtesy of Amazon Studios hide caption

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Writer Created 'Fleabag' By Looking At What She Loved, Then Taking It Away

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