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The Burmese cyclone touches a restaurant in Philadelphia

Burmese communities in the United States have been following the aftermath of the cyclone closely. The Takeaway talks with Mya Htay, who works at Rangoon Burmese Restaurant in Philadelphia. Her mother is one of the restaurant's three co-owners, and the staff has been trying to cope with trauma and uncertainty this week.

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Burma aid report

The World's Kay Clark has the latest on international aid efforts for victims of the devastating cyclone that hit Burma on Saturday; the death toll has now risen above 20,000.

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Mary Roach

Science writer Mary Roach talks about her new book, "Bonk," in which she discusses the strange history of scientific research into the mechanics and physiology of sex.

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Cyclone witness

One man who witnessed the devastation of the Burmese cyclone first-hand was Jens Orback; the former Swedish politician was visiting Rangoon last week, to meet with pro-democracy activists and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Orbach about his experience.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Colombian state of Santander. The World's David Leveille reports that the state is home to a newly discovered species of butterfly.

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