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10:56am

Mon November 17, 2014
Goats and Soda

A Deadly Chain: Tracing Ebola In A Sierra Leone Village

Originally published on Tue November 18, 2014 12:00 pm

Foday Kamara is the leader of Royail, a tiny village now battling Ebola.
David Gilkey NPR

It began with a little boy.

A 4-year-old who was feeling sick. His family sent him to a neighboring village called Royail, where his grandmother lives, so she could care for him.

In this tiny place, surrounded by tall grass and palm trees, the grandmother lived in a house on a dirt road. Her name was Sinnah Turay, but people refer to her as "the mami-back" — that's what some folks in Sierra Leone call a grandmother.

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4:35am

Mon November 17, 2014
Around the Nation

Hunter Misses Deer, Hits Desk

Originally published on Mon November 17, 2014 12:24 pm

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

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4:35am

Mon November 17, 2014
Television

Same Suit, Different Day For Australia TV Host

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

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3:56am

Mon November 17, 2014
Around the Nation

StoryCorps Founder David Isay Wins 2015 TED Prize

Originally published on Mon November 17, 2014 6:22 am

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2:15am

Mon November 17, 2014
Code Switch

Is Beauty In The Eye(Lid) Of The Beholder?

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 10:25 am

A plastic surgeon performs a double-eyelid surgery on a patient at the BK Clinic in Seoul in August 2007.
Han Jae-Ho Reuters/Landov

This is part one of a two-part series looking at the history and motivations behind the Asian blepharoplasty, popularly known as "double-eyelid surgery." Find part two here.

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