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Friendship bread is the chain letter of baking: A simple starter that you divvy up, keeping some for yourself and sharing the rest with others. It's an old tradition that connect neighbors through the act of sharing food. NPR would like to see you revive it in your community. Share your stories on social media — use #NPRFriendshipBread — and we might feature your experience in a follow-up story. Courtesy of Emily H. Landsman hide caption

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The Friendship Bread Project: Can Baking Promote Unity In A Divided World?

It's the chain letter of baking: a simple starter that you divvy up, keeping some for yourself and sharing the rest with others. It's an old tradition we'd like to see you revive in your community.

Owners of iPhones from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries lasted longer. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Lawsuits Mount As Apple Manages Fallout From Revelation Of Slowed iPhones

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Crowds will gather again for New Year's Eve celebrations in New York's Times Square, but Twitter has other suggestions for midnight entertainment. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Twitter Wants To Help You Welcome 2018 With One Climactic Musical Moment

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Researchers Gather Health Data For 'All Of Us'

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Rosi Alvarez celebrated her quinceañera in Cuba, her father's home country. Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Family Is The Life Of The Party In HBO Doc 'A Quinceañera Story'

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Fabritze of the Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus lives and travels with the circus families, providing counseling and religious instruction. She says her most important role is a ministry of presence. Gloria Hillard for NPR hide caption

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This Sister Act Brings Serenity To Circus Life

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Baltimore Residents Blame Record-High Murder Rate On Lower Police Presence

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Friendship bread is the chain letter of baking: A simple starter that you divvy up, keeping some for yourself and sharing the rest with others. It's an old tradition that connect neighbors through the act of sharing food. NPR would like to see you revive it in your community. Share your stories on social media — use #NPRFriendshipBread — and we might feature your experience in a follow-up story. Courtesy of Emily H. Landsman hide caption

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The Friendship Bread Project: Can Baking Promote Unity In A Divided World?

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Sturgill Simpson, seen performing at the 2017 Grammys, is one of the featured artists in Oxford American's Southern music issue about Kentucky. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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'Oxford American' Takes On The Sounds Of Contemporary Kentucky

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