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Salamatu Umar, who was forced to marry a Boko Haram fighter, holds son Usman Abubakar. Jide Adeniyi-Jones for NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

The Lament Of The Boko Haram 'Brides'

They're a forgotten group — abducted as teens, forced to marry a Boko Haram member and often bearing a child — now free from captivity, but not truly free.

Administrator Brock Long of FEMA (center) speaks during a firehouse briefing on Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Tuesday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New, Respected FEMA Chief Faces First Major Challenge With Hurricane Harvey

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The Lament Of The Boko Haram 'Brides'

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Paul Miller shares a joke with his grandson, Max. They play poker together, but as a numbers guy, Miller is hard to beat. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Paul Miller Loved Teaching Math So Much That He Did It For Nearly 80 Years

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A water tower with a city slogan painted across it is seen behind a housing area in McKinney, Texas, in 2015. Ron Jenkins/AP hide caption

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Texas Becoming A Magnet For Conservatives Fleeing Liberal States Like California

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Celebrated musician and composer Kinan Azmeh plays for students at the Refugee Youth Summer Academy. Deb Amos hide caption

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Kinan Azmeh Brings The Magic Of Music To Summer Camp For Refugee Children

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An English couple on vacation in Greece composed this note, rolled it up in a bottle and, on July 4, tossed it into the Mediterranean Sea. A Palestinian fisherman caught it in his net this week. Photo Courtesy of Wael Al Soltan hide caption

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From Greece, A Message In A Bottle Reaches Isolated Gaza

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