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A photographer asked friends to cry and captured their tears to see if there were any differences between types.
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Andrew DeGraff combines imaginative artistic skill and a cartographer's ability to visualize space in a stunning series of book-based maps in the forthcoming 'Plotted: A Literary Atlas.'
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