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Roxane Gay is an author who examines race, culture and gender. Jay Grabiec/Roxanegay.com hide caption

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Roxane Gay: 2014 Was The Year Of 'Enough Is Enough'

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Sports commentator Mike "Doc" Emrick waves to fans as he is presented with a jersey by the New Jersey Devils in 2012. Bill Kostroun/AP hide caption

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Hockey's Doc Emrick And His 153 Verbs

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Pete Seeger performs on stage during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Hans Pennink /AP hide caption

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How Pete Seeger Revealed The Power Of Music To Me

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For Wintry Weather, An Especially Cold And Snowy Tale

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Week In Politics: U.S.-Russia Ties, Slain NYPD Officers

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Herman Travis (L) with his friend, Robert Cochran (R) at StoryCorps in San Francisco. Travis delivers groceries from a local food bank to his elderly neighbors, like Cochran. Courtesy of Storycorps hide caption

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The Grocery Delivery Man Who Brings Joy To A Housing Complex

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At Calcutta's famous New Market, vendors do brisk business in fruitcake as Christmas approaches. Sandip Roy for NPR hide caption

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A Punch Line In The U.S., Christmas Fruitcake Is Big In Calcutta

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A sculpture at Britannia stadium in the English city of Stoke-on-Trent commemorates the Christmas Truce, a legendary soccer game played between German and British troops in December 1914. Rui Vieira/AP hide caption

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Deford: It's Hard To Write A Christmas Story About Sport

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Letters: What If 'The Interview' Trashed The U.S. Instead?

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