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In 'Moana,' New Voices Both Uphold And Challenge The Disney Tradition

The team behind the new animated film tapped Hamilton auteur Lin-Manuel Miranda and Samoan musician Opetaia Foa'i in hopes of creating a culturally sensitive musical story with breakout potential.

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Break My Stride Matthew Wilder
Process of Leaving E*vax
Peace Train (Instrumental Version) Steve Petrunak

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Florida Keys Approves Trial Of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes To Fight Zika

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The Competitors John Cameron

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In 'Moana,' New Voices Both Uphold And Challenge The Disney Tradition

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