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The Hawks of Fifth Avenue

Two locally famous red-tailed hawks have been evicted from their space high atop a pricey New York City apartment building. NPR's Scott Simon offers his thoughts on the birds' plight, and extends an invitation.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.