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NPR's top Instagram posts of the year. (Left) Rescuers in Houston retrieve a dog after flooding from Hurricane Harvey. (Center) Sarah and her mom Tamara traveled from Detroit to be part of the the Women's March on Washington. (Right) A still image from an episode of NPR's Hot Pot series on food and memory.
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President Barack Obama laughs with Frank Deford as he awards him the 2012 National Humanities Medal for transforming how we think about sports, during a ceremony in the East Room of White House on July 10, 2013
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