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15-year-old Russian performer Egor leaves home and family to team up with 14-year-old Mie.
Bryan Wilmoth and his brother talk about reconnecting.
Election time in New Orleans.
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The Paralympics through the eyes and lens of Niko von Glasow.
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Grace Lee Boggs, 99, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer, and activist.
A young, rising independent filmmaker is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
The Meier brothers' nursery faces the edge of the Garzweiler II coal pit.
Six stories from 10 years of StoryCorps.
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A group of students discuss 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story.
Is it fair to judge an entire life based on a teenager's actions?
Filmmaker Qi Zhao discusses the making of the documentary Fallen City.
Hong dreams about the aftermath of the earthquake.
Engineers flood the destroyed city of Beichuan after the earthquake.
Egor's mother explains what Egor's life was like while growing up
The Dance for Me filmmaker on the making of her new film.
Egor and Mie prepare for the German Open, their first competition together.
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Indonesian death-squad leaders dramatize their roles in genocide
Meet Mayor Ed Koch, the quintessential New Yorker.
The son of a woman with early-onset Alzheimer's reconstructs her memories
A portrait of the four doctors in the United States providing late abortions
An unprecedented look at the dark underside of oil development
A filmmaker visits his childhood home: Ain el-Helweh refugee camp
Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve society?
A city in China can be rebuilt in two years, but can a lost community?