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James Comey served director of the FBI from Sept. 4, 2013, until his dismissal on May 9, 2017. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: James Comey; 'Atlanta' Actor Brian Tyree Henry

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Ralph Gagliardo was incarcerated for much of his daughter Abby's childhood. At StoryCorps, they talk about their relationship while he was in prison and after he returned home. Daniel Sitts/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Came A Long Way': After Prison, A New Chance For A Dad And His Daughter

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Boston Marathon women's winner Desiree Linden celebrates after she crosses the finish line on Monday. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Runner Tells Herself 'Just Show Up For One More Mile' — And Wins The Boston Marathon

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Brady Jandreau recreates his own struggle to recover from a serious rodeo accident in The Rider. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: The Story Behind 'The Rider'; The Work Of Rodgers And Hammerstein

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Dennis Simmonds, 57, and his wife Roxanne, 54, during a visit to StoryCorps. Kevin Oliver for StoryCorps hide caption

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'He Wasn't Really Afraid Of Anything': Boston Bombing Victim Remembered

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Safety driver Jeff Runions with one of Starsky Robotics' autonomous testing trucks. Alexi Horowitz-Ghazi/NPR hide caption

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A Career Trucker Helps To Steer The Path For Self-Driving Trucks

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Davis, center, during his deployment to Afghanistan, where he served for nearly a year and a half as a human intelligence collector. Courtesy of Roman Coley Davis hide caption

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A Young Soldier Finds Comfort In An Unexpected Delivery

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Brothers Russell Wadsworth, 28, (left) and Remmick Wadsworth, 27, both have autism. "To have a brother who shares something that you have, the same kind of emotions ... it just means the world," Russell tells his younger brother during a StoryCorps interview. Kevin Oliver/Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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'You Would Always Have My Back': Brothers With Autism Navigate Life Together

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Adams testified about community-level health promotion programs and businesses that offer incentives to employees that practice healthy lifestyles. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Surgeon General Urges More Americans To Carry Opioid Antidote

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Caleb Torres, a senior at George Washington University, says he ran out of grocery money his freshmen year, so he began skipping meals. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Food, Housing Insecurity May Be Keeping College Students From Graduating

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Correspondent Roy Wood Jr. reacts to 2016 presidential election returns on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Comedy Central hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Daily Show' Correspondent Roy Wood Jr.; Growing Up Undocumented

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A 1950 photo of Kay (aka "Tubby") Johnston in her King's Dairy Little League team uniform hangs in a special exhibit honoring women in baseball, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Courtesy of Kay Johnston Massar hide caption

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A Little League Of Her Own: The First Girl In Little League Baseball

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Lt. Col. Bryan (Bree) Fram marches in DC Pride Parade on June 10, 2017. Nic Maloney/Courtesy of B. Fram hide caption

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Transgender Air Force Officer On Trump's Ban And Supportive Fellow Troops

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Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, right, speaks with his disciples in this undated photo in Rajneeshpuram, Ore. Jack Smith/AP hide caption

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Religion, Libertarian Cults And The American West In 'Wild Wild Country'

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Actor Danny Trejo, shown here in 2014, produced the documentary Survivors Guide To Prison, which focuses on injustices within the criminal justice system. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Actor Danny Trejo; The Evolution Of Artificial Intelligence

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At their StoryCorps interview in Houston, Tanai Benard, 34, and her son, Dezmond Floyd, 10, discuss what's become a grim yet routine topic at schools: active shooter drills. Alletta Cooper/StoryCorps hide caption

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'There Is No Handbook For This': A Mother And Son Talk About School Shootings

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Ya Kaka, left, and Hauwa, right, who were captured by Boko Haram in 2014, pose with Statue of Liberty impersonators in Times Square. Stephanie Sinclair /Too Young to Wed hide caption

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A supporter of Russian President Vladimir Putin campaigns for him in Red Square in central Moscow. Jolie Myers/NPR hide caption

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After Election Landslide, It's Putin's Russia (More Than Ever)

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Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras interviews Amara La Negra over lunch. Marisa Arbona-Ruiz/NPR hide caption

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Amara La Negra On Her Roots, Miami Reality And Barbecue

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