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Grandpa The Gardener Helped Nurture His Seedling Grandson

A man remembers the grandfather who taught him valuable lessons and helped him grow. "He is a part of everything that I am," says Santiago Arredondo.
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Philip Glass On Legacy: 'The Future ... It's All Around Us'

For the composer, life is how the past and the future connect. Glass' memoir, Words Without Music, looks back on his childhood, travels and music. Originally broadcast April 6, 2015.
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'It's For You To Know That You Forgive,' Says Holocaust Survivor

Eva Kor, who was held at Auschwitz and recently testified against former Nazi guard Oskar Groening, says that when a victim chooses to forgive, they take the power back from their tormentors.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Marc Maron Interviews Terry Gross, Letterman's Producer

WTF host Marc Maron asks the Fresh Air host about her childhood, her start in radio and her record-strewn apartment; Rob Burnett recounts the silly and somber moments of his tenure with the Late Show.
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Delivering Tragic News — And Becoming 'Part Of The Family'

On Memorial Day weekend, we hear from Leslie Hurd, of the U.S. Navy, who recalls having to inform a mother that her son had committed suicide. "You're there to take care of the family," Hurd says.
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How 'Gatsby' Went From A Moldering Flop To A Great American Novel

In So We Read On, Maureen Corrigan looks at the story behind The Great Gatsby, from F. Scott Fitzgerald's life to the era in which it's set. Originally broadcast Sept. 8, 2014.
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Two Strangers Come Together To Remember A Friend And Loved One

Sgt. 1st Class Carl Torello was killed in Vietnam when his daughter was just 5 years old. Nearly 50 years later, she got a chance to meet the one person who survived the attack that killed him.
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Uneasy Rider: The Origins Of Motorcycle Gangs And How They Remain A Force

Steve Cook, who heads the Midwest Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association, tells NPR that soldiers returning from World War II formed biker gangs, which became infamous during a 1947 riot.
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Terry Gross To Marc Maron: 'Life Is Harder Than Radio'

The WTF host asks the Fresh Air host about her childhood, her start in radio and her record-strewn apartment. Gross says Maron's "no bulls***" style made her feel comfortable opening up.
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What Does Death Of Commander Mean For ISIS?

A leader of the so-called Islamic State has been killed by U.S. special operations forces. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Peter Bergen of the New America Foundation about the implications for ISIS.

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