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Independent Lens Episode: "Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka'ehukai"

Season 4, Episode 10
Episode Synopsis: “Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka'ehukai” profiles Rell Sunn (1950-98), a pioneer in women's surfing who lived for 14 years with breast cancer. It didn't stop her from surfing, or doing the many other good things she did (organizing children's surfing competitions and serving as a breast-cancer advocate are two) in Makana, the rundown Oahu beach town she loved with a passion. The hour includes several interviews with Sunn (one taped just months before she died), as well as with friends and her daughter, Jan-Sunn Carreira, who says: “It's so graceful seeing mom on a wave. That's what it is, it's grace.”
Original Air Date: May 6, 2003

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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