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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/cYolXzM4bYogdNeKoYFN5Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false It has often been said that experience is the best teacher. Joan learns that it’s never too late to radically change her life; Stacey's forgotten gift regains an unexpected value; and Matthew looks down the barrel of a bandit’s gun and learns that his life is worth more than a pint of ice... /episodes/get/90039 /episode/90039 Experience /episode-player/90039

Food is so central to life that we almost take it for granted. But it also shapes us in ways beyond the gastronomic. Gastor goes above and beyond to satisfy his wife's sweet cravings; Claire travels the world to hunt exotic spices and heal her broken heart; and Juan conjures a memorable meal...despite challenges. Three storytellers, three interpretations of SUGAR & SPICE, hosted by Theresa Okokon.

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Mon, 02/25/2019 - 04:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/s4zNRPFo3imnYS7IeVZGSw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Food is so central to life that we almost take it for granted. But it also shapes us in ways beyond the gastronomic. Gastor goes above and beyond to satisfy his wife’s sweet cravings; Claire travels the world to hunt exotic spices and heal her broken heart; and Juan conjures a memorable meal...... /episodes/get/90199 /episode/90199 Sugar & Spice /episode-player/90199

It has often been said that experience is the best teacher. Storytellers share the moments when their perceptions changed, and so did they. Joan Anderman learns that it's never too late to radically change her life; Stacey Bader Curry's forgotten gift regains an unexpected value; and Matthew Sandel looks down the barrel of a bandit's gun and learns that his life is worth more than a pint of ice cream.

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Mon, 02/18/2019 - 04:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/ROKNzNlE4CWWja2BFrRBPA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false A lot of emotions goes into making a holiday a holiday. Joe tries to break a nightmare-before-Christmas bad luck streak; Jamie connects with his polar opposite older brother through an amazing, unexpected gift; and Cora learns a lesson about courage through an unlikely teacher: golden sneakers.... /episodes/get/88199 /episode/88199 Holidays: Cheers, Tears and Fears /episode-player/88199

It takes a lot of emotions to make a holiday - and not just the happy, life-affirming ones. Tonight's tellers show how to roll with the seasonal punches and come up positive. Joe Charnitski tries to break a nightmare-before-Christmas bad luck streak. Jamie Brickhouse connects with his polar opposite older brother through an amazing, unexpected gift. And Cora Waring learns a lesson about courage through an unlikely teacher: golden sneakers. Hosted by Wes Hazard.

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Mon, 12/17/2018 - 04:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Mv1c-joXjwVTYbmEWXgjrA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false If there is any truth about holidays, it’s that they are a mixed bag of good and bad. Melanée tests her adulthood with the Thanksgiving turkey; John shows that when it comes to being Santa, it’s all about the grownups; and Andrea proves that lighting a menorah may be trickier than you think. Three... /episodes/get/88024 /episode/88024 Holidays: The Good, The Bad /episode-player/88024

If there's any truth about holidays, it's that they're a mixed bag. For every perfect moment, there's a disaster - or maybe a few. Tonight's tellers share their stories of holidays good and bad. Melanee Addison tests her adulthood through the ultimate challenge: the Thanksgiving turkey. John Smith-Horn shows that when it comes to being Santa, it's all about the grownups. And Andrea Kamens proves that lighting a menorah may be trickier than you think. Hosted by Wes Hazard.

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Mon, 12/10/2018 - 04:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/1ZXa1OZ3U_bDqh5eLLb-pQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Eureka! Sometimes that moment of personal discovery comes when you least expect it. Heather came to a revelation while she dangled 40 feet above the Sydney Zoo; Gregg discovered how tears could make him a better doctor; and Yari’s dream of space flight might just take her to Mars. Three... /episodes/get/87796 /episode/87796 Eureka! /episode-player/87796

Tonight's tellers share unexpected discoveries and "eureka" moments.

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Tue, 11/27/2018 - 05:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/jHP4fV8IsXJhXi8bNgN_DA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Sometimes we choose our new beginnings, but perhaps more often we are thrust into them. Mercia rescues an unfulfilled dream; Thomas learns that an obstacle in his past becomes the path way to his future; and Greg discovers the power of his mom’s ham. Three storytellers, three interpretations of NEW... /episodes/get/86741 /episode/86741 New Beginnings /episode-player/86741

Sometimes we choose our new beginnings, but perhaps more often we are thrust into them. Mercia Tapping rescues an unfulfilled dream. Thomas Pouncy learns that an obstacle in his past becomes the path way to his future. Greg DeLucia discovers the power of his mom's ham.

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Sun, 11/04/2018 - 21:27
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