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Will Past Trauma Always Resurface In A Relationship?

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This time they talk to a woman in a relationship with a man who has emotional "baggage."
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Through Organ Donation, A Heart Lives On

When Michael Stepien died, Arthur Thomas recieved his donated heart. When Stepien's daughter, Jeni, got married, Thomas walked her down the aisle. Scott Simon reflects on the power of organ donation.
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Why I'm Fascinated By Parasitic Worms

To many parasitic worms, we are the world. And the way they've evolved to live within us — without wiping us out — is stunning.
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Week In Politics: Clinton's Tax Returns, Dueling Economic Speeches

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Hillary Clinton's release of her tax returns and the candidates' economic speeches.
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40 Years Later, Anti-Doping Calls At The Olympics Grow Louder

Sports commentator Christine Brennan is in Rio for the Summer Olympics, where she's noticed a big change in attitudes about doping among athletes and the media.
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Who Gets To Be 'Hapa'?

Many young mixed-raced Asian-Americans embrace the Hawaiian word "hapa" to describe their identity. But are they legitimizing a slur, engaging in appropriation, or just making an old word new?
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Can A Husband's Secrets And Lies Be Forgiven?

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This time they talk to a wife considering divorce after learning secrets her husband had kept.
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The Fears Of A Clown

"Don't let my glad expression give you the wrong impression," Smokey Robinson sings — but no one could mistake the face of Gags, the Green Bay Clown, for anything other than grim. What's his story?
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Week In Politics: Donald Trump's Ailing Campaign

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about the political news of the week.
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A Yemeni Mother's Plea: Don't Forget Our Children

Millions of children in Yemen are being killed, injured or traumatized. A mom and activist outlines how the world can help them.

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