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4:32am

Sat February 14, 2015
Animals

Thanks To Technology, Toucan Gets A Second Beak On Life

Originally published on Sat February 14, 2015 7:15 am

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4:32am

Sat February 14, 2015
Fine Art

In Art For The Blind, Touching Exhibits Is Mandatory

Originally published on Sat February 14, 2015 7:15 am

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4:32am

Sat February 14, 2015
Sports

Basketball's All-Star Weekend Kicks Off

Originally published on Sat February 14, 2015 7:15 am

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8:19am

Sat February 7, 2015
Music Interviews

Grammys Show Producer Explains The Origin Of Onstage Mashups

Originally published on Sat February 7, 2015 8:45 am

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8:19am

Sat February 7, 2015
Author Interviews

An Expansive View Of Vietnam In 'She Weeps Each Time You're Born'

Originally published on Sat February 7, 2015 8:44 am

A woman named Rabbit is a kind of miracle: She was pulled out of her dead mother's grave beside the Ma River in Vietnam, on the night of a full moon — when folklore says that a rabbit walks the moon. Rabbit is the center of poet and author Quan Barry's new novel, She Weeps Each Time You're Born.

The Vietnam War is raging; American troops have just begun to pull out, and Rabbit grows up in a landscape of leveled homes, shattered lives, and barren, poisoned fields, her life slipping between present tense and parable.

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