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(left picture) Don Gonyea, Brian Naylor and Scott Horsley on day 1 of the RAGBRAI ride, team No Pie Refused is all smiles in anticipation of the infinite varieties of peach pie (a group favorite) to be tasted on the road ahead. NPR hide caption

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St. Louis-based illustrator Vidhya Nagarajan designed this art for the 2014 NPR Wall Calendar. Vidhya Nagarajan/NPR hide caption

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NPR's Dina Temple-Raston on PBS NewsHour. Screenshot/PBS NewsHour hide caption

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Guy Raz and Carl Kasell in the studio as Kasell reads LOLcat captions for TED Radio Hour. Guy Raz hide caption

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