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As The Water Crisis Continues, Flint's Superintendent Looks Forward

While the damage from lead in Flint's water is not yet known, even low levels can be harmful to children. The Michigan city's superintendent of schools says he's bracing for an uncertain future.

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Even Seizures Can't Slow This Sixth-Grader: 'Nothing Can Stop Me!'

Last year, seizures forced Benny out of school. This year, he's back in class, with bigger things on his mind: "I finally realized, there's a galaxy of experiences."
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Egypt's Foreign Minister: Egypt Has A 'Very High Degree Of Security'

Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, speaks with NPR's David Greene about the state of democracy and human rights in his country.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Bassem Youssef; 'Homegrown Terrorists'; Baby's First Food

Youssef, the "Egyptian Jon Stewart," brings his act to America. Peter Bergen discusses Americans who are drawn to jihad. Bee Wilson examines how early feeding patterns influence the a child's palate.
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Gone With A Gunshot, His Little Sister Remains 'Eternally 8'

Home alone with his sister, Sean Smith, then 10, stumbled upon a .38 revolver. In a single cataclysmic moment, Smith's sister was dead — and in all the years since, he hasn't lived the accident down.
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Walter Martin Remembers Art History Class With 'Arts + Leisure'

The Walkmen musician has gone solo with his new record. It's a song cycle inspired what Martin calls his "shaky grasp of college art history."
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How Do We Read Books Embedded With Racism?

We received a lot of criticism for a story on reading racist and difficult material to your children, and it's clear it's a topic you'd like us to revisit.
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Following The Fad, Live 'Grease' Hits The Silver Screen

A new, live TV performance of the hit musical Grease airs this weekend. Rachel Martin talks about it with Linda Holmes, host of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Brittany Howard; Saying 'No' To Dates; 'Mind Over Body'

Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard discusses small-town life and big-time music. Commentator Sarah Hepola recommends honesty in dating. Science writer Jo Marchant talks about her new book, Cure.
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Amid A Lost Love, A Son And Father Finally Speak The Secret Between Them

It was a love long hidden, and cut short all too soon. But it was only around the time Andy Goodling's boyfriend died that he was finally ready to tell his father: "Bryan was my everything."

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