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Jonathan Merritt's book reminds kids what makes them different makes them special

Christian writer Jonathan Merritt's new book, "My Guncle and Me," tells the story of a gay uncle who helps his nephew embrace his differences. (This story first aired on Morning Edition on June 21.)

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Jason DeRose is the Western Bureau Chief for NPR News, based at NPR West in Culver City. He edits news coverage from Member station reporters and freelancers in California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Alaska and Hawaii. DeRose also edits coverage of religion and LGBTQ issues for the National Desk.
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