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  • From across the world, our Radio Reader BookByte contributor prayed for the 52 Iran hostages when she was a girl the same age as Marjane Satrapi
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    This is Leslie VonHolten calling in from the High Plains of Kansas with another HPPR Radio Readers Book Byte.
  • Did I identify as an Old World Roman Catholic from Hungary or not?
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    My name is Andrea Elise and I live in Amarillo, Texas. I’m here to talk about Persepolis, a two-part autobiographical narrative by Marjane Satrapi.
  • Click and listen to Luke detail a very effective method he used for harvesting wild hogs. Rather than hunt open fields, he begins by baiting a spot in thick cover and then trickles a trail of corn out of the heavy stuff to and area that allows good visibility.
  • I believe every family has its mysteries. Every clan has the old, unanswered questions like, “Whatever happened to Granddad’s ’57 Chevy?” and “Who ended up with Grandma’s peacock brooch?” and “What is the secret ingredient in Aunt Carol’s rhubarb pie?”...
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A convoy of Russian armored vehicles moves along a highway in Crimea, on Tuesday.
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The U.K. said its claim is based on an intelligence assessment. Russia has massed tens of thousands of troops near the Ukraine border, stoking fears of an invasion.