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Liberia's Ebola Routine: Wear Your Temperature On Your Lapel

NPR producer Nicole Beemsterboer reflects on 10 days in Liberia: children losing parents, young men risking their lives to collect bodies, and the smell of chlorinated hand-washing water everywhere.

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One Song: Liz Vice - 'Empty Me Out'

Last year, Liz Vice sang lead vocals on a gospel album that has generated quite a stir in the Portland music scene. Watch her perform "Empty Me Out" from the Bungalo 9 recording studio in Southeast Portland.

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A Peace Corps Stint In Madagascar Gave Him A Vision of Vanilla

The top source of vanilla beans sends its fragrant crop abroad for processing into extract. Now a former Peace Corps volunteer aims to boost Madagascar's economy by building a bean-to-bottle business.

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