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Marine Draws Strength From His Marriage To Recover From Burns

Newlyweds Anthony and Jessica Villarreal share how they rebuilt their lives after a bomb disfigured Anthony in Afghanistan. (The StoryCorps interview initially aired Nov. 9, 2013 on Weekend Saturday.)
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The Mystery And History Of Sport's Front Office

In light of legendary coach Phil Jackson's recent move to the New York Knicks as the organization's president, commentator Frank Deford looks at how the office has evolved (or hasn't).
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Week In Politics: Ukraine, Poverty And The Health Care Deadline

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and Russia, the GOP position on poverty issues and the approaching deadline for ACA enrollment.
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Which Place Is More Sexist, The Middle East Or Latin America?

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro has lived and worked in both regions and says there's plenty of sexism to go around, though it comes in different forms.
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Week In Politics: Florida 13 And The CIA

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the Florida special election and Sen. Feinstein's dispute with the CIA.
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Plane Lost, Uncertainties Regained

The mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is all the more troubling given how certain we seem to be about everything around us. Has technology inoculated us from reality?
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'Unproductive Anxiety' And The Solo Act Of Essay Writing

Wednesday, the College Board announced it will make the essay portion of the SAT exam optional. But what is lost when the importance of essays is diminished?
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Week In Politics: Ukraine And CPAC

Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Reihan Salam of National Review and Reuters. They discuss the U.S. role in Ukraine's ongoing crisis and the latest news from the Conservative Political Action Conference.
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The Value Of Storytelling

The Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave tells the heartbreaking story of Solomon Northup, a free man who was sold into slavery. Host Michel Martin reflects on all the powerful, personal stories around us.
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Attorney For Young Victims Helps Families In Search Of Justice

Cynthia Wright takes on cases no one else wants to hear about: crimes against children. She sees herself as an advocate for those who can't speak for themselves and a support for their families.

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