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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/SAgEch4_va0IerIS1Vv1bA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Neighborhoods are forever in flux: Paloma searches for identity in a Dominican neighborhood; Mark becomes unwelcomed in his community; and Norah discovers great neighbors who teach life lessons. Three storytellers, three interpretations of WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD, hosted by Wes Hazard. /episodes/get/56818 /episode/56818 Welcome to the Neighborhood /episode-player/56818

Paloma Valenzuela travels to a Dominican neighborhood searching for her identity; Mark Redmond learns what happens when you're no longer welcomed on your street; Norah Dooley finds the meaning of community from neighbors who teach her life lessons.

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Sat, 09/30/2017 - 06:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/HGKDLHXOB3fTskt0HCm2IA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Tickets mean opportunity, but for what? Dan describes being smuggled out as an infant from Mexico; Courtney finds freedom during a trip to Cuba; and a sociology professor confronts his biases on a flight after 9/11. Three storytellers, three interpretations of TICKETS, PLEASE!, hosted by Theresa... /episodes/get/57209 /episode/57209 Tickets, Please! /episode-player/57209

Dan Dahari describes smuggled out of Mexico as an infant; Courtney Allen finds freedom during a trip to Havana; and social psychology professor Michael Sargent confronts his own biases on a flight immediately after September 11, 2001.

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Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:00

Tonight's tellers share unexpected "breakthrough" moments. A simple truth guides Jen Jasmin to a new career; after being diagnosed with HIV, Bruce Ward finds new hope and a constant reminder that he is still alive; and a new generation of young women scientists inspire Abel S?nchez to make the field more inclusive. Hosted by Wes Hazard.

Day by day, meal by meal, food becomes a part of who we are. Jo Radner's mother astonishes her family by baking a pie for dinner; Gauri Gupta rises above a low point to discover new opportunities through baking; and after the death of his father, David Filipov goes to Afghanistan where a simple Pop-Tart takes on a whole new meaning. Three storytellers, three interpretations of FOOD FOR THOUGHT, hosted by Theresa Okokon.

Cyndi Freeman becomes one of Santa's elves and uncovers a gruesome reality; Ekhlas Ahmed faces hunger as calamity creates a long Ramadan fast; Matt Dicks gathers his courage at Thanksgiving to stand up to his girlfriend's tough-as-nails dad.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/C-ZdyBNz1FSjQqFV07UYZQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false We lose all sorts of things. But when we find things unexpectedly, it can seem like a miracle. Anna’s spilled coffee reunites a family separated; a leather jacket connects Scott to one of his childhood idols; and Ewa loses a sausage to airport security, but discovers a secret. Three storytellers,... /episodes/get/86187 /episode/86187 Lost and Found Part 2 /episode-player/86187

In the course of a lifetime, we lose all sorts of things: objects, memories, even people. But sometimes we find things, too. And when this happens unexpectedly, it can seem like a miracle. In Anna Willis-Collier's story, a spilled cup of coffee connects a family separated by time and distance. A long-lost leather jacket connects Scott Schultz to one of his childhood idols. And Ewa Chrusciel loses a sausage to airport security, but discovers a secret history of international lost and found. Hosted by Theresa Okokon.

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