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Nafees Khan, project manager for African-Origins at Emory University in Atlanta, listens March 2010 to the audio recordings of names found in Courts of Mixed Commission records for Havana and Freetown, Sierra Leone, to identify their likely ethno-linguistic origins. (Associated Press/Emory University)

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Miriam Udel leads a song in Yiddish at Emory University in Atlanta. "The generation that passively knows Yiddish is dying out. There are treasures that need to be preserved because we'll lose access to them if we let Yiddish die," she says. (Associated Press)