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Season 26, Episode 14 Listening Is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special

First Aired: November 28, 2013

StoryCorps animated shorts celebrate the act of listening. Included: "Making It," about a Chicago high-school student who helped his family make ends meet as a boy; "Marking the Distance," about a San Francisco woman who lost her short-term memory following surgery to remove a brain tumor; "The Road Home," about a North Carolina man who embraced sobriety after his 28th stint in rehab; and "Me & You," in which a 73-year-old New Yorker talks to her son about her early life.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)

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