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This half-hour documentary series from Chicago's WTTW and WORLD channel features stories of diverse people around the United States. Focusing on a single theme, each program is culled from public TV stations and independent producers across the country. Featured segments include the links between traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder, a program in Hawaii that introduces disabled people to surfing, and New York's champion all-girls robotics team.

Air Dates: 2013 - 2014

Genres: Documentary

Network: WORLD

  • Season 1, Ep. 17 : Caring at the End Mar 24, 2014

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    A woman with young children cares for her ailing mother; the bond between patient and caretaker; the power of music.

  • Season 1, Ep. 16 : Immigration on the Border Mar 3, 2014

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    Difficult conditions migrants face when trying to cross into the U.S.; danger for children of immigrants left behind; Americans who patrol the border.

  • Season 1, Ep. 15 : Immigration: Home Feb 17, 2014

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    The immigration trail to Nashville, Tenn.; Bhutan refugees seek religious freedom; relocation of Somalians; professionals in the Kurdish community.

  • Season 1, Ep. 12 : Living the Dream Jan 6, 2014

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    Four stories from Colorado, Louisiana, New York and South Carolina feature people pursuing their dreams.

  • Season 1, Ep. 11 : Urban Farming Dec 30, 2013

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    Community gardeners in Flint, Mich., focus on economic revitalization.

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