Alzheimer’s, Russia, and Landfill - Ivan Kuraev

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Alzheimer’s, Russia, and Landfill

A woman makes an alarming discovery about what lies beneath the large parcel of land she just purchased, an eight-year-old immigrant learns English to win a girl’s heart, a Russian grandmother takes revenge when her grandson is bullied, and a journalist raised by his grandmother contends with her Alzheimer's disease. Scroll down to see the extras for this episode!

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14:01
Digging Out

by Lauren Slater

A woman purchases her dream home but encounters unexpected difficulties.

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06:16
English Lessons

by Ivan Kuraev

An eight-year-old immigrant learns English to win a girl’s heart.

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05:22
Babushka's Revenge

by Ivan Kuraev

A Russian grandmother takes revenge when her grandson is bullied.

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11:03
Grandma Pugh

by Charles Pugh

A journalist raised by his grandmother contends with her Alzheimer's disease.

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Ivan and his Russian grandparents. Photo courtesy of Ivan Kuraev.

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Charles and his grandmother in happier times. Photos courtesy Charles Pugh.

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