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A great white shark tries to bite a fish head being trolled though the water as researchers chum the ocean looking for sharks off the coast of Gansbaai, South Africa, in 2016. Schalk van Zuydam/AP hide caption

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A humpback whale jumps in the surface of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia Malaga National Natural Park in Colombia in 2018. Michael Packard says he was nearly swallowed by one such whale on Friday as he dove for lobsters off the coast of Provincetown Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Jason Brissett, a kitchen worker who came to the U.S. last month from Jamaica through an H-2B visa, is bracing for 80-hour workweeks this summer to make up for staffing shortages. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Hotels And Restaurants That Survived Pandemic Face New Challenge: Staffing Shortages

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Uncovered fiber rolls in front of a private home on Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Mass. Made from coconut fiber and filled with sand, they are designed to prevent beach erosion. Hayley Fager/WCAI hide caption

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As Dunes Disappear, Fiber Rolls Protect Cape Cod Homes From Coastal Erosion

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Alice Furlaud in Gstaad, Switzerland, with a Krugerrand gold piece. Courtesy of Alice Furlaud/Courtesy of Alice Furlaud hide caption

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Remembering NPR Essayist Alice Furlaud

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Ken Baker with a clear glass message bottles, though he favors green glass to send his notes. Inside, he writes about himself, mentions the bottle project and how far past bottles have gone and includes contact information. Daniel Gross hide caption

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How A Man's Message In A Bottle Met A Kindred Spirit Miles Away

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George Murray, who served in Vietnam, was able to access his medical benefits from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs relatively easily while living in Boston. But veterans living in other parts of Massachusetts, like Cape Cod, have more difficulty. Across the U.S., VA data show the unevenness in its benefit spending. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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VA Data Show Disparities In Veteran Benefits Spending

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