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Ahmed Ali, the day after his cataract surgery. He has just had the bandages removed from his eyes and can see again. Ali, 75, was blind for 5 years. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. at a photo session after visiting Trump Tower Kolkata, a Trump Organization apartment building in India. Its website says it is "synonymous with celebrated luxury." Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Fayes Khamal tests out a kite he's just made in the Hakimpara Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption

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A 10-Year-Old Kid Is Making Magic With His Kites

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Bill Gates Addresses 'Tough Questions' On Poverty And Power

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Jubilante Cutting, left, the founder of Guyana Animation Network, stands with a student from Marian Academy in Georgetown, Guyana. Last year, Cutting launched a project to help high school girls explore careers in digital media and animation. Joseph Allen hide caption

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In August 2014, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talked with Doctors Without Borders staff during a visit to an Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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