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St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church, in Delafield, Wis., is a classic example of carpenter Gothic architecture, made by hand. Jacki Lyden for NPR hide caption

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In Wisconsin, An Enduring Sanctuary Was A Pioneer Dream

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Elena Hinestrosa and her ensemble, Integración Pacífica, perform at one of Petronio Alvarez Music Festival's educational panels. Maria Paz Gutierrez hide caption

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Colombia's Big Summer Music Festival Is All About Blackness

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In The Spy, based on the true story of Israeli agent Eli Cohen, comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen takes on a serious role, playing the title character. David Lukacs/Netflix hide caption

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Sacha Baron Cohen Goes Undercover Again — But Not For Laughs

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A Keep America Beautiful ad that was made in partnership with the Ad Council. Library of Congress hide caption

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This cube of uranium metal came from a reactor that was built by the Nazis during World War II. Hundreds of others like it are now missing. John T. Consoli/University of Maryland hide caption

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Have You Seen Any Nazi Uranium? These Researchers Want To Know

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Jasmine Cho's cookie portrait of Afong Moy, who is often cited as the first Chinese woman to step foot in the United States. Beginning in the 1830s, Moy was put on display before crowds as a curiosity. Jasmine Cho hide caption

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