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When Violence Is A Constant, How Do We Deal?

This week, video brought us real people dying in real time. It wasn't in Bangladesh; it wasn't in Baghdad. It was here at home. When violence becomes the norm, how do we not become numb?
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In Trying Times, A Mental Health Professional Advocates For Self-Care

Blogger and mental health professional Jasmine Banks describes what it means to practice self-care in trying times.
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Week In Politics: Deadly Sniper Attack On Dallas Police

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators, Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the deadly shooting of Dallas police officers and the FBI's recommendation not to indict Hillary Clinton in the email case.
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There's A Reason We Look To Politicians After Tragedy

This presidential election, people are choosing someone they can put their faith in when terrible events inevitably happen.
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A Longing For Lentils, Or How I Learned To Find Home Where The Daal Is

Daal, yellow, red, brown, or black, is a staple across India. It is often described, inadequately, as lentil soup. Except it's so much more. For a lifelong expat, it's an anchor in an shifting world.
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Statues Of Sports Stars Help Us Remember Them As Larger Than Life

More than statues of generals or politicians, those of athletes are remembrances of good things past, says Frank Deford.
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Elie Wiesel, A Witness Who Found Words For The Ineffable

Holocaust survivor and author Elie Wiesel died on Saturday at the age of 87. Wiesel recounted this personal story, which aired in a series called "This I Believe" on All Things Considered in 2008.
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A Fond Farewell To Garrison Keillor's 'Prairie Home'

Garrison Keillor's final A Prairie Home Companion airs Saturday. NPR's Scott Simon remembers the show, beloved by so many, and Keillor's particular talent for telling a story.
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Week In Politics: Bill Clinton, Trump On Trade

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brooking Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Bill Clinton's role in Hillary Clinton's campaign and Donald Trump's speeches on trade.
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Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better

Psychologists have been arguing for decades over whether personality traits are real or a myth. More recent research shows that traits are real, a scientist says, and have a big effect on behavior.

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