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AUDIO: Birds of Brooklyn

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An unusual project by Brooklyn multimedia artist Jenna Spevack disperses the songs of rare and endangered birds throughout the borough, reminding city dwellers of what they’ve lost -- and might one day regain. Read "A Bird Sings in Brooklyn" for writer (and Brooklynite) Sarah Schmidt's take on the project, and play the audio above to hear some of the birdsong and the story of Spevack's inspiration.

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Jaime Bedrin is a freelance journalist with experience in TV, print, and radio. She spent five years as a reporter/host at the public radio station in Charlotte, N.C., (and also wrote a beauty products column for the local paper), and was a fill-in h... READ MORE >