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Contemporary reprints of original Green Books from 1940 (front) and 1954. Karen Grigsby Bates hide caption

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The Green Book: Celebrating 'The Bible of Black Travel'

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A demonstration in Copenhagen, Denmark, in support of Syrian migrants. A new study looks at the benefit of offering physical and psychological support to refugees who have been tortured. Frédéric Soltan/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Zainabu Hamayaji went to extreme lengths to protect her family from being abducted by Boko Haram. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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To Save Her Children, She Pretended To Be Crazy

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When The Parents Are White, The Child Is Black, And The Churches Are Segregated

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The Tataya Mato week at Jameson Camp in Indianapolis is a free sleep away camp for children impacted by HIV/AIDS. Peter Balonon-Rosen/Indiana Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Between Swimming And Archery, This Camp Helps Kids Overcome The Stigma Of HIV/AIDS

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Daniel Klein picks meat from crabs with the young daughter of a former strawberry picker in Oxnard, Calif., for an episode called "A Day In The Life." Courtesy of Perennial Plate hide caption

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(Left) Bob Hardin's son has fought alcoholism for decades. (Right) Cary Dixon's adult son has been in and out of treatment for opioid addiction. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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West Virginia Families Worry About Access To Addiction Treatment Under Trump

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A study by the think tank Demos finds that black and Latino families with two parents still own only half as much as wealth as white single parents. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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When Ashley Theriot died unexpectedly at the age of 32, her friend ask her family if they'd donate Theriot's kidney. They agreed, and now that kidney — and 7 more of her organs — have new lives. Neil Webb/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Through Organ Donation, One Woman's Death Gives Life To Others

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No Matter The Menu, Wertheimer's New Mexico Family Comes To The Table

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Looking out at the Atlantic Ocean from Elmina Castle, I felt the pull of different forebears. Courtesy of Kainaz Amaria hide caption

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Finding A Way Home Through 'The Door Of No Return'

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When Latino colleagues from across NPR shared their families' immigration stories for Hispanic Heritage Month, they exposed a rich array of experiences: loss, longing, contradiction and triumph. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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Jenna Cook created this poster when she left her home in Massachusetts in 2012 to return to Wuhan, China, where she had been abandoned as a baby. She hoped a relative might see the poster. She ended up meeting with 50 families who thought she might be their daughter. Courtesy of Jenna Cook hide caption

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Her Search For Her Mother Touches An Entire Chinese City

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Karen (left) and Katie — still young girls at the time this photo was taken — sit with their father, Vern, on the family's tractor. Courtesy of Katie Jantzen hide caption

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Facing A Shaky Future, Nebraska Family Farm Ponders A Renaissance

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At left, Jimmy Smits in My Family. At right, Jennifer Lopez in Selena. Left: Zoetrope/New Line/Kobal Collection. Right: Scott Del Amo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Antwan Burns-Jones, 31 (from left), William Moore, 35, and David Lee, 23, add a basketball to the memorial for Tyshawn Lee, 9, who was fatally shot in Chicago's Gresham neighborhood. Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Violence, Chicago Parents Try To Inoculate Their Sons Against Fear

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