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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales, who's in Washington to help find a solution to the thousands of Central American children arriving at the U.S. border.
 
July 25, 2014 | WBUR · Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
 

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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Central American presidents met with President Obama, discussing the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. So far, Obama has not seen eye to eye with Congress on possible solutions.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss U.S. policy options in the Gaza Strip and Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Sayed Kashua is an Arab who writes novels in Hebrew and a sitcom in Arabic. A contradiction? Maybe. But his newest book is a good look at an often-overlooked segment of the Israeli population.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Florists

Feb 15, 2013 — An orphan overcomes her past in Vanessa Diffenbaugh's The Language Of Flowers. It rises to No. 4.
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Apr 12, 2012 — In The Language of Flowers, an orphan discovers she can communicate with nature. It debuts at No. 7.
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Aug 27, 2011 — Victoria Jones is often sullen, silent and hostile, but she learns to communicate through flowers. Vanessa Diffenbaugh's debut novel tells the story of this woman, who struggles to overcome her troubled childhood spent in a series of foster homes.
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Aug 23, 2011 — The orphaned heroine of Vanessa Diffenbaugh's moving, if not somewhat saccharine, debut novel is privy to a secret language of flowers dating back to Victorian England.
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Aug 19, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Language of Flowers: A Novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
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