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Filing For Divorce From The World In 'Eyrie'

Tim Winton is one of Australia's most decorated literary novelists. Rachel Martin speaks to Winton about his new novel, Eyrie, where good struggles with evil.
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Confronting The Challenges Of Traveling With A Disability

Planning a vacation can be daunting, especially for people with disabilities. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Carole Zoom, a disability activist who's traveled the world.
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While Broadway Sings Its Praise, The Wigmaker Remains Unsung

Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.
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'Take This Man': Uncovering A Mother's Reinventions

When Brando Skyhorse was 3, he and his mother were abandoned by his Mexican father. So his mother created a new story line for the family, identifying herself and her young son as American Indian.
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'Downton Abbey' Craze Serves Up A Demand For Butlers

Buttling — the proper term for what butlers do — is a booming vocation, mostly in emerging economies. The popularity of the PBS drama series Downton Abbey is helping to revitalize the status symbol.
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Mama Doni Returns Home To Perform At Washington Jewish Music Festival

A children's musician is returning to her childhood home this Sunday to perform a free concert as part of a local music festival.
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Lawyer-Emcee Releases Music Video One Year After Snowden Leaks

Shahid Buttar, a constitutional lawyer by day and emcee and poet by night, has released a music video inspired by the one-year anniversary of the Edward Snowden NSA leaks.
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Watch: First Lady Michelle Obama Delivers Eulogy For Maya Angelou

Dignitaries like President Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah spoke at the memorial service at Wake Forest University.
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No One Judges The Ride At Americade

This week, bikers in the Northeast are flocking to Lake George, N.Y., for a motorcycle rally called Americade. Some 50,000 visitors take to the streets in tattoos, leather jackets and revving engines.
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A Howling Cur Takes Over 'Mr Dog Bites'

The young adult novel, When Mr Dog Bites, is full of curse words and caused a stir when it was released in the U.K. NPR's Scott Simon talks to author Brian Conaghan.

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