Claudia Perez talks about how her 21-year-old brother was shot and the family thought he'd die. (10 minutes)
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When a pet dies, to what degree can it be replaced by another? And to what degree can pets replace people in our lives? David Sedaris tells this story of cats and dogs and other animals.
There is a four mile long bridge in Naan-jing China, famous for how many people jump off to commit suicide.
Producer Miki Meek tells the story of a phone booth in Japan that attracts thousands of people who lost loved ones in the 2011 tsunami and earthquake.
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In 2012, the fever broke, and the Albertville city council stopped targeting Latino residents.
Suddenly realizing just how many Latinos had moved to town, longtime residents jumped into action, fueled by a wave of national and statewide anti-immigration fever.
Latino residents decided to organize a peaceful march in support of a path to legal status, and their white neighbors were shocked when 5,000 people poured into the streets.