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Julia and Joel Helfman, shown at their StoryCorps interview in Philadelphia in 2019, met in 1943 and were married six years later. Eleanor Vassili/StoryCorps hide caption

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A Bronx Tale: Childhood Neighbors Celebrate 7 Decades Of Love

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Mohamed Hamza, a Bronx-based cellphone shop owner, is a U.S. citizen from Yemen. His 3-year-old son is also a U.S. citizen, but Hamza's wife and another child are not — and have not received visas to travel to the U.S. Hamza's wife and the two children are stuck for now in Djibouti. Melissa Bunni Elian for NPR hide caption

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Families Divided: President Trump's Travel Ban Strands Some U.S. Citizens Abroad

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Yolanda Andujar and her daughter Astrid bake together every weekend. Andujar primarily makes the cakes while Astrid, a graphic designer by day, makes elaborate decorations using fondant and bright colors. Néstor Pérez-Molière/Courtesy of Feet in 2 Worlds hide caption

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