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PTSD, Lost Art, and The Berlin Wall - Nathan Englander

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PTSD, Lost Art, and The Berlin Wall

The victim of a random stabbing struggles to reestablish his life while suffering from post traumatic stress disorder; author Nathan Englander describes coming of age at 19 while traveling through Europe to witness the fall of The Berlin Wall; and an artist and documentary film maker loses three years of work in an instant and finds it hard to continue.

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13:50
Unhooked

by Nathan Englander

A man travels to Europe right around the fall of The Berlin Wall.

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13:14
Lost

by Ellie Lee

An artist and documentary filmmaker loses three years of work in an instant and finds it hard to continue.

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17:00
Whatever Doesn't Kill Me

by Ed Gavagan

A violent encounter causes a man's life to spiral out of control.

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Extras From This Episode

Ed Gavagan Extra

Ed’s daughter on the streets of New York. Photo courtesy Ed Gavagan.

Nathan Englander Extra

Nathan at the Berlin Wall.

Nathan Englander Extra 2

The gate to East Berlin.

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Nathan helping to take down the Berlin Wall. All photos courtesy Nathan Englander.

Check out Ellie’s full-length documentary, Repetition Compulsion:

Ellie Lee Extra

Some of the art from Ellie’s documentary. Courtesy of Ellie Lee.

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