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Rundown for November 27, 2008

The Gift

On this day of Thanksgiving we bring you a story of a gift most graciously given and received.

The iLimb Hand

We continue our conversation with Karl Chapin.

Dinner from the Homefront

The Military Postal Service handles about two million pounds of mail during the holiday season, as people send care packages to U.S. troops overseas

A Vegas Thanksgiving

The Las Vegas tourism department launches a $2 million campaign to attract travelers over the holidays,

Uncle Lach and the Snow Geese

We join host Robin Young on her pilgrimage to Vermont for the annual migration of the snow geese. Robin’s visit with her Uncle Lach has become a Here & Now Thanksgiving tradition.

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Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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Remains Of Clovis Boy Reburied In Montana

DNA from the boy buried 12,600 years ago shows his people were ancestors of many of today's native peoples.

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After Malaysia Airlines Crash, A Closer Look At Planning Flight Paths

Retired pilot John Ransom discusses how to factor in war zones, and how the decision is made to close an airspace.

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Boxing Attracts More Than Would-Be Fighters

At the Ring Boxing Club, boxers range in age, are both men and women, and include an award-winning author.

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Why Hot Cars Are So Deadly

An average of 38 kids die in a hot car every year in the U.S. We look at the science of why cars get so hot so fast, and why children are more vulnerable.