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Grandparents, Pole Dancing and Lust

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A family of amateur detectives crack a case; a librarian takes a dance class to spice things up; a father and son come to terms in Newark Airport; a grandson brings joy to a nursing home; and a woman releases her grief and lets her passion take over.

A young boy discovers crime prevention is sometimes socially inconvenient.

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A librarian takes a dance class to spice things up

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A grandson brings joy to a nursing home.

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A father and son come to terms in Newark Airport.

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A woman releases her grief and lets her passion take over.

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Steve Zimmer

A family of amateur detectives crack a case.

WNYC profiled Steve preparing for one of his many GrandSLAM performances.

 

Amy Rood

A librarian takes a dance class to spice things up.

Amy, her husband, and… yes, a stripper pole. Photo courtesy Amy Rood.

 

Robert Weinstein

A grandson brings joy to a nursing home.

Robert and his grandmother. Photo courtesy Robert Weinstein.

 

Jay Dixit

 A father and son come to terms in Newark Airport.

Jay and his father. Photo courtesy Jay Dixit.

 

Satori Shakoor

A woman releases her grief and lets her passion take over.

Satori and her late son. Photo courtesy Satori Shakoor.