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Little Baggies Of Bigotry Broadcast A Hateful Message - Paired With Candy

npr.org — There has been an outpouring of grief and sympathy since the shootings in Charleston, S.C., and calls for Americans to examine our minds and hearts. But this week, in several spots around the country, little bags of candy have been left with harsh and hateful messages.

What Do You Think Of When You Hear The Word 'Refugee'?

wnyc.org — · by Scott Simon From Many refugees around the world have to make a grim decision: what few things can they carry in their arms and on their backs as they try to run for safety and freedom?

What Do You Think Of When You Hear The Word 'Refugee'?

npr.org — Many refugees around the world have to make a grim decision: what few things can they carry in their arms and on their backs as they try to run for safety and freedom?

Remembering 'Headless Body' Headline Writer Vincent Musetto

wnyc.org — Vincent Musetto wrote some of the most widely quoted words in the history of journalism: "Headless Body in Topless Bar." Vinnie Musetto - I'm told no one called him Vincent - died this week of pancreatic cancer at the age of 74.

Remembering 'Headless Body' Headline Writer Vincent Musetto

npr.org — Vincent Musetto wrote some of the most widely quoted words in the history of journalism: "Headless Body in Topless Bar." Vinnie Musetto - I'm told no one called him Vincent - died this week of pancreatic cancer at the age of 74.

Lunch Lady Knows There's No Quick Fix For Feeding Hungry Kids

npr.org — Della Curry gave a free lunch to a hungry child that may be costly. Curry is the kitchen manager - the lunch lady - at the Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora, Colo.

Congratulations, Grade School Grads! Now Listen Up.

npr.org — It's commencement season - and commencement speech season. Schools compete for eminent names to be commencement speakers.

Allen Drury’s Novel Advise and Consent at 50

wsj.com — I bought a dog-eared paperback of "Advise and Consent" at a used bookstore in Madison, Wis., when I was a 12-year-old in summer camp and needed a thick, cheap book to conceal a copy of "Fanny Hill." I opened "Fanny Hill" that night, and read by flashlight.

At Daycare For The Elderly, 'They Have Everything'

npr.org — As America grapples with how to care for an aging population, a growing industry aims to provide families a place to send their loved ones who need supervision and support - just for the day.

Historian May Have Discovered Henry I's Final Resting Place

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Jul 03, 2015

Makes me think of my mothers generation who worked so hard for their children & deserve security twitter.com/mohammedafrica…

Jul 03, 2015

Been asked to weigh in on @nytimes guac debate: put peas in guacamole only when they put a horoscope in the @nytimes.

Jul 03, 2015

Thank you so much, Sally. To hear inspiration lingers is so heartening. And thanks Grandma! twitter.com/sallysenn/stat…

Jul 02, 2015

@Real_Food: @nprscottsimon Finished Unforgettable. The shaky handwriting was what really undid me, so similar to my mom's. Beautiful book.”

Jul 02, 2015

Favorite line in English narration at Bayeux Tapestry: "Pillaging followed." pic.twitter.com/xhizZk7GnI

Jul 02, 2015

Four candles of love for four souls we love (2 and 4 footed) in Bayeux Cathedral: pic.twitter.com/kHrOYwrEAd

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