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Stefanie Pelkey, left, and T.J. Hart met while volunteering at a veterans center in Houston. StoryCorps hide caption

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Soldier With PTSD, Woman Who Lost Husband To It, Find Solace Together

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Football rules, uniforms, helmets and protective gear have changed a lot over the years. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Do We Love Football So Much? Theater Tackles Tough Questions

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Think of human relationships as entanglements. How do they bind you; how do they reveal who you really are? Daniel Horowitz for NPR hide caption

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By Impersonating Her Mom, A Comedian Grows Closer To Her

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There are more than 160 living Hall of Fame football players. The famous busts of the inductees line the walls in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. JW Ogden/Flickr hide caption

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Pro Football Hall Of Fame Tackles Assisted Living Center

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High school athlete Graham Hill, number 50, suffered a concussion in 2013 while playing football at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas. Courtesy of Jeffrey McWhorter hide caption

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High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion

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When he was 59 years old, Greg O'Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Five years later, he is speaking publicly about his experience, even as his symptoms worsen. Courtesy of Greg O'Brien hide caption

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'How Do You Tell Your Kids That You've Got Alzheimer's?'

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The UASK app helps sexually assaulted college students in D.C. access a range of services, from rides to the hospital to phone numbers for counselors. The information is personalized to their school. Another version of the app, ASK, provides the same resources to non-students. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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App Links Sex Assault Survivors To Help, But Who Downloads It?

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A Blind Woman Gains New Freedom, Click By Click By Click

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Mental health therapist Shaundra Drysdale updates daily use numbers inside a crisis support services center in Greeley, Colo. Grace Hood/KUNC hide caption

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After Aurora Shooting, A 'New Way Of Responding' To Mental Crises

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A Kaiser mental health worker with the National Union of Healthcare Workers looks through a pile of signs Monday during day one of a week-long demonstration outside of a Kaiser Permanente hospital in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Calif. Strike Highlights Larger Issues With Mental Health System

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By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

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