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What Does It Mean To Be A 'Nation Of Immigrants'?

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Tara Westover enrolled in school for the first time when she was 17. Paul Stuart /Random House hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: From Survivalist Childhood To Cambridge; Actor Richard Jenkins

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Joanna Wright, 58, and Tara Cummings, 47, spoke about their time at New Bethany Home for Girls during a StoryCorps conversation. Both women have testified that they were abused at the Louisiana school. Morgan Feigal-Stickles/StoryCorps hide caption

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Finding Strength In Shared Stories Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

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Everything Happens for a Reason by Kate Bowler Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Living With Incurable Stage-4 Cancer; Life As A Long Haul Trucker

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'Good Morning, Miss Devine': Cousins Remember Their Sunday School Teacher

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Brandi Carlile's By The Way, I Forgive You follows 2015's The Firewatcher's Daughter, nominated for best Americana album at the 2016 Grammys. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brandi Carlile On Practicing Forgiveness, Even When It's Hard

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Melinda and Bill Gates in Kirkland, Washington, in February. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Bill Gates Addresses 'Tough Questions' On Poverty And Power

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New York Fashion Week: For The 1st Time, Models Get Private Changing Areas

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A Roundup Of The Winter Olympics So Far

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Pro Trump And Pro DACA: An Evangelical Minister Shares His Views

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Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk and Karamo Brown attend the after party for the premiere of Netflix's Queer Eye Season 1 at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images hide caption

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'Queer Eye' Reboot Gets Political

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Fresh Air Weekend: 17 Brushes With Death; 3 Harlem Renaissance Novels; Jordan Klepper

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Remembering John Mahoney, The Tony Award-Winning Actor And 'Frasier' Star

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John Banvard, 100, and Jerry Nadeau, 72, tied the knot five years ago, in a wedding at their veterans home in Chula Vista, Calif. Cam Buker for StoryCorps hide caption

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2 Vets Celebrate Love: 'If You Came To See The Bride, You're Out Of Luck'

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David Zatezalo, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, was asked about the advanced black lung epidemic at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 6, 2018. Jingnan Huo/NPR hide caption

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Black Lung Study Finds Biggest Cluster Ever Of Fatal Coal Miners' Disease

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