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'I don't really feel like I need to respond to people that view it that way.' LAURA BUSH, First Lady, on critics who say that her husband's presidency was a failure

'I hid in a bush near the church and heard people wailing as they were being cut with machetes.' ABEL LONGI, of Kampala, Uganda, accusing rebels of hacking to death scores of people seeking refuge at a Catholic church

'It was not one of my choosing, but as a storyteller, what could make a better story?' KETZEL LEVINE, who launched an NPR series about the economic struggles of Americans, on...

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