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For A Survivor Of One Club Shooting, Orlando Brings Bitter Memories

Sixteen years ago, a gunman stormed a Virginia gay bar, killing one and injuring others — like Joel Tucker. That terrible night still haunts him, even more now in the wake of the Orlando shooting.
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Fresh Air Weekend: 'Veep' Actor Tony Hale; Sobriety And Sex; 'What A Fish Knows'

Hale talks about playing "anxious characters" on Arrested Development and Veep. Sarah Hepola had to rethink her sex life after she quit drinking. Jonathan Balcombe discusses the inner lives of fish.
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How Can A Nudge Save A Life?

We have the treatments to end health problems like infant diarrhea. Sendhil Mullainathan says the "last mile" nudge is to encourage people to use them.
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Out Of Ashes, An Unwavering Resolve: 'That's The Legacy. We Never Ran Away'

Before the Orlando shooting, the deadliest attack on LGBT people in the U.S. happened at a New Orleans gay bar. Decades later, a pastor recalls the fire's brutal — but, somehow, hopeful — aftermath.
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A Festival For Mixed-Race Storytellers — And Everyone Else, Too

The Mixed Remixed festival isn't just for folks who are multiracial. It's about connecting people from all over the world who aren't always seen as belonging together.
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Fresh Air Weekend: 'O.J.: Made In America'; Margaret Glaspy's Album; 'Sweetbitter'

Ezra Edelman and Jeffrey Toobin discuss ESPN's new documentary series about O.J. Simpson. Ken Tucker reviews Emotions and Math. Stephanie Danler's novel draws from her work in restaurants.
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After Deployment, Marine Returns To Find His 'Most Important Thing': Fatherhood

When 1st Lt. Ernesto Rodriguez deployed to Iraq, his son had only recently been born. When he returned, he struggled to keep his life together. It was his son who helped him see things through.
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How LGBTQ People Of Color Are Dealing With Orlando: Code Switch Podcast, Episode 4

The tragedy in Orlando shook many people in communities that already feel vulnerable: LGBTQ Americans, Latinos, Muslims, immigrant families, and those living at the intersection of these identities.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Producer Scott Rudin; William Bell's New Album; 'Silicon Valley'

Rudin discusses his career as a Broadway producer. Ken Tucker reviews Bell's new record. Creator Mike Judge, co-showrunner Alec Berg and actor Thomas Middleditch discuss the HBO show, Silicon Valley.
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Tracing Muhammad Ali's Rise To 'King Of The World'

Fresh Air remembers the boxing legend who dies last week with this archival interview with David Remnick, author of the Ali biography, of King of the World. Originally broadcast in 1998.

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