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For Kids In Sports, Parents Must Play Well Too

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Becoming an athlete takes sweat and sacrifice, sometimes by the whole family. As the world watches Olympians go for the gold in London, host Michel Martin is joined by three dedicated sports moms to talk about how parents can encourage their children in athletics. Martin speaks with Janet Hill, mom of NBA player Grant Hill, Janis Meredith, mom of three athletes and Binte Adebiyi, mom of a professional swimmer and Olympic hopeful in the Skeleton race.
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Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty

Over 1,000 students submitted their work for Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections. Two young poets split the top prize — and they've shared their poems with NPR.
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Farmers Wait, And Wait, For Guest Workers Amid H-2A Visa Delays

For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for planters and pickers even as the harvest season is well underway.
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Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks To Spread His Political Wealth

He's beginning to expand his political network by helping upstart progressive congressional candidates and state legislators, lending his fundraising prowess and national fame to boost their bids.
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After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.

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