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Malia Obama's 'Gap Year' Highlights Growing Trend In U.S.

President Obama's daughter, Malia, is taking a year off before starting college in the fall. The so-called "gap year" before college has long been a staple — even a right of passage — in many other countries. NPR reports on the growing trend to defer freshman year to pursue other interests.

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