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Composers (clockwise from upper left): Antonio Sanchez, Germaine Franco, Camilo Lara, Lalo Schifrin, Maria Grever, Gustavo Santaolalla and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Mike Gallegos for NPR hide caption

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Without these Latino composers, Hollywood wouldn't sound the same

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Lauren Reh, Alicia Mierke and Sue Ann Cornwell embrace during the Sunrise Remembrance ceremony at Clark County Government Center Amphitheater in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2022. Bridget Bennett for NPR hide caption

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Las Vegas mass shooting survivors turn to each other to find strength through tragedy

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Francie Pucin stands near her home at the Palmetto Palms RV Resort in Fort Myers, Fla., on Saturday. She moved to the state from Illinois, expecting better weather. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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Flooding and closed roads are some of the challenges Florida's people face after Ian

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Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in the World Record Ice Bucket Challenge at Etihad Stadium on Aug. 22, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia. Scott Barbour/Getty Images hide caption

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From left, Gordon Newman, Frank Green, Sammie Robinson and Terry Pierce open up about life in the Angola Louisiana State Penitentiary. The Visiting Room Project hide caption

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What it's like serving a life sentence in prison with no chance of release

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A Rolls Royce swept into the mangroves in Bonita Springs, south of Cape Coral, on Sept. 30, 2022. Scott Neuman/NPR hide caption

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In the wake of Hurricane Ian's destruction, Floridians are picking up the pieces

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Lorraine Arroyo Román serves "asopao" during a protest against LUMA Energy in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on Saturday. Román is illuminated by the lights of police vehicles. Gabriella N. Báez for NPR hide caption

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Lorraine Arroyo Román sirve "asolapo" durante una protesta contra LUMA Energy en Aguadilla, Puerto Rico el Sábado. Lorraine es iluminada por las luces de los carros de policía. Gabriella N. Báez para NPR hide caption

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In this aerial photo taken in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian on Thursday, parts of the Sanibel Causeway are washed away along with sections of the bridge. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Monica Medina, assistant secretary of state for oceans and international environmental and scientific affairs is pictured on Sept. 20 in New York City. She will take on additional responsibilities as an envoy on biodiversity and water resources. Monica Schipper/Getty Images for WWF Internation hide caption

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Six adults suffered gunshot wounds in the hail of bullets that rained down on the King Estate complex, which houses four different schools Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday. Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/East Bay Times via Getty Images hide caption

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A look inside the legal battle to stop Biden's student loan relief

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eBay former Senior Director of Safety and Security James Baugh arrives for his sentencing in a cyber stalking case at Moakley Federal Court on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Boston. Lane Turner/AP hide caption

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