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Hannah Bloch, an editor on NPR's international desk, shared this photo her great-grandfather took in 1931, with Notre Dame in the background. He had served as a U.S. Army doctor in France during World War I and returned on holiday years later. Courtesy of Hannah Bloch hide caption

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Ariel Ramos, 50, is tearing out coca leaves to be processed into coca paste, a substance that can be smoked or used for making cocaine powder. "I don't need to move to sell coca paste, the buyers come to me. It is easier than planting anything else." Fabiola Ferrero hide caption

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Lola gets her vitals checked during a monthly visit to Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital on February 8, 2016. Prior to the visit, she had taken her daily dosage of lorazepam, a drug used to help with anxiety and nausea, causing her to often experience loopiness. Moriah Ratner hide caption

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Women and children evacuated out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants wait to be screened by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the desert outside Baghouz, Syria, on Feb. 27. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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With The Collapse Of The ISIS 'Caliphate,' A Camera Lens Lingers On Those Left Behind

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Customers wait their turn while Charleston works at his father's old station and chats with Todd Sullivan, a volunteer with the Chinese-American Friendship Association, which partners with Charleston's church. Shuran Huang hide caption

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Aisha Ali Ibrahim, 17, is a student at Shehu Sanda Kyarimi. She was photographed at the Maiduguri park and zoo in Maiduguri, Nigeria, in 2017. Rahima Gambo hide caption

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Boys play in the water in front of offshore oil rigs at Sixov Beach, on the outskirts of the city. Baku, Azerbaijan, 2010. Chloe Dewe Mathews/Aperture/Peabody Museum Press hide caption

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Karen Paz hugs her daughter, Liliana Saray, 9. They are from San Pedro Sula, Honduras. "I feel free; I feel different," Paz said. "I don't have someone who imposes his views and his ways on me. I am not scared someone will come and attack me, like I used to be." Federica Valabrega hide caption

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Sketches of performers from NPR Music's Tiny Desk concerts. Top row, left to right: The Midnight Hour, dvsn, Dirty Projectors. Bottom row, left to right: Liniker e os Caramelows, boygenius, Florence + The Machine. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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A photograph by Hugh Mangum from Photos Day or Night: The Archive of HughMangum, by Sarah Stacke with texts by Maurice Wallace and Martha Sumler, Hugh Mangum's granddaughter. Image courtesy of Hugh Mangum Photographs, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University. Hugh Mangum/Duke University hide caption

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An owl sits on the beach in Malibu, Calif., on Nov. 9 as the Woolsey Fire approaches. Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times hide caption

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One Tiny Owl: Otherworldly Photos From California's Woolsey Fire

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