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May 19, 2017: Hour 240:57Download


In hour two of Here & Now's May 19, 2017 full broadcast, millions of Iranians vote Friday to decide the country's next president. We speak with Steve Inskeep, who is in Iran, about what voters are saying on election day. Also, Lisa Ko's debut novel "The Leavers" tells the story of Deming Guo, whose mother Polly, an immigrant from China living in the U.S. illegally, disappears when he's 11 years old. And with suicide rates on the rise, mental health advocates are searching for prevention answers. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on May 19, 2017.

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