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Film About Boy's Cardboard 'Arcade' Goes Viral

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel have the story of a 9-year-old in Los Angeles who created an elaborate cardboard arcade and the filmmaker whose short video about him has gone viral.
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Divorce Boom: Breaking Up at 50+

Divorce is becoming less common overall, but among those 50+ the rate is on the rise. We explore the reasons why and find out what happens when divorce and retirement coincide.

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Canadian Filmmaker Philippe Falardeau

His latest work was Oscar-nominated for best foreign language film...

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'Present': For Nadine Gordimer, Politics Hit Home

Nadine Gordimer has always incorporated political themes into her novels, but her latest work turns its sights toward the domestic sphere. In No Time Like the Present, a South African activist couple struggles to find happiness in a world of their own making.
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For Carole King, Songwriting Is A 'Natural' Talent

Carole King wrote songs for others before becoming a performer and writing for herself. In her new memoir, A Natural Woman, she details the stories behind some of her most famous songs and her relationships with songwriters like James Taylor, Gerry Goffin and Paul Simon.
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Virginia Author Remembers Nostalgic Summers

As part of Tell Me More's series for National Poetry Month, guest host Viviana Hurtado shares a poetic tweet from author and professor Luisa Igloria of Norfolk, Virginia. Listeners are invited to tweet original poems of 140 characters or less to #TMMPoetry.

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