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Scott Simon Draws The Mystery Of 'Sunnyside Plaza' From His Own Past

When NPR host Scott Simon was in his teens, he took a job in an assisted living facility in Chicago. "It really opened my eyes into seeing the world differently," he says.

December in New York Bill Laurance
Hopopono GoGo Penguin

Elizabeth Warren says if elected president, she would use a little-known provision that allows the U.S. education secretary to erase student loan debt without going to Congress. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Canceling Student Debt Is Easier Than It Sounds

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Outsider Lack of Afro
Basis Lack of Afro
Hona Boubacar Traore
Luv Jones Menahan Street Band
The World (Is Going Up in Flames) Menahan Street Band
Of the Girl Pearl Jam
Language of Memory This Will Destroy You
Etudes, Vol. 2: No. 11, -- Philip Glass, Nicolas Horvath
Reverse Silver Maple
Play Mass Sons of Kemet
My Queen Is Albertina Sisulu Sons of Kemet

When Heather Woock was conceived, her mom sought the help of a fertility specialist. What happened next was not what she was led to believe. But it took three decades for it to come to light. Leah Klafczynski for NPR hide caption

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Her Own Birth Was 'Fertility Fraud' And Now She Needs Fertility Treatment

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Light The Album Leaf
Nikes Frank Ocean
Perfect Circle Instrumentals Nujabes

Democratic presidential candidate and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a campaign event Sunday in Des Moines, Iowa. President Trump's impeachment trial will pull her and three other candidates off the trail at a critical juncture. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Looming Impeachment Trial Adds Urgency To Senators' Campaign Push

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Kaifa Part 1 & 2 Karl Hector & The Malcouns
Up From the South The Budos Band
Juniper Slowly Rolling Camera
Hyperloop Slowly Rolling Camera
Red Peppers J Rawls

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