Season 35, Episode 16 A Walk to Beautiful

First Aired: May 13, 2008

The stories of rural Ethiopian women who are treated as pariahs in their communities because they have obstetric fistula (a childbirth complication that causes chronic incontinence). Here, the women journey to Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital for treatment. Included: insights from Dr. Catherine Hamlin, the hospital's cofounder.

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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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