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"The notes that really strike me are the ones that are talking directly to me or addressed to me," Geloy Concepcion said about the submissions to his project. "These entries are not just confiding ... they are talking directly from one human being to another. Every time I get those, they remind me that behind every note submitted is someone hoping I will read and listen to their sentiment." Geloy Concepcion hide caption

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Jeanette Rupert smiles as she speaks to the crowd at George Floyd square in front of "Icon of a Revolution," a painting of Floyd by Peyton Scott Russell, in Minneapolis. Rupert grew up in the neighborhood and helped found 612 MASH, a nonprofit that provides medical treatment to people in and around George Floyd Square. Evan Frost/MPR hide caption

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Humpback whales, working in teams, circle herring with disorienting curtains of bubbles off Alaska's coast, then shoot up from below with their mouths open. This innovation developed among unrelated groups of humpbacks but is now a widely adopted practice. Brian Skerry/National Geographic hide caption

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Photos: The Culture Of Whales

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Tanya Karina, a resident artist at the House of Yes, was in Texas waiting to perform at South by Southwest when the news broke about the severity of the pandemic. Since March 2020, Karina has been using their free time studying holistic therapy and learning the dance form of waacking. José A. Alvarado Jr. for NPR hide caption

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Mumbai's grand Keshavji Nayak fountain towers above the street and serves as a place of respite for thirsty passers-by. It's one of dozens of ornate fountains in the city, built during the British colonial era. Viraj Nayar for NPR hide caption

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PHOTOS: Mumbai Falls In Love All Over Again With Its Forgotten Fountains

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Jan. 19, 2017: Douma — A young girl blows bubbles. Bassam Khabieh/Reuters hide caption

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Blowing Bubbles And Running From Bombs: The Reality Of War For The Children Of Syria

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Students celebrate their graduation from Howard University at the end of the 148th Commencement ceremony, at the Upper Quandrangle on campus, on May 7, 2016. Washington, D.C. photojournalist and professor Cheriss May spoke about her photography on The Black Shutter Podcast. Cheriss May hide caption

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