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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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The Challenges Of Recruiting An All-Volunteer Army

The Army is meeting its targets, but the man who runs recruiting says finding qualified candidates in the 17 to 24 age group can be difficult.

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Syrian Clarinetist Finds A Home For His Music

"Does the clarinet stop a bullet or does it feed a child or does it rebuild a destroyed home?" Kinan Azmeh asks. "Of course it doesn't. But... it can inspire."

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James Foley Remembered For His ‘Extraordinary Courage’

U.S. officials have confirmed the authenticity of a video showing the beheading of the American journalist.

August 20 7 Comments

L.A. Moves To Arrest Fewer Misbehaving Students

The change in the school district's policy is the culmination of a long fight by judges, government officials, advocates and attorneys.