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“I told myself, it should not have ended this way.”

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06:39
Carry Him Shoulder High

by Mary Kate O'Flanagan

Six sisters break with Irish tradition and carry dad's coffin shoulder high with no men and then, as things between them fall apart, a message from him from beyond the grave reconnects them.

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09:38
Delaying Motherhood

by Jane Otai

Jane Otai takes action after suffering loss.

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04:54
Babe

by Ally Mason

Ally Mason reluctantly fills a role in a school play.

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07:24
What It's All About

by Bess Stillman

Bess Stillman struggles with the difficulties of being a doctor.

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04:56
An Outing In Germany

by Gail Breslow

Gail Breslow is confronted about her religion at a school in Germany.

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05:26
One Hundred Percent

by Gary Bremen

A park ranger welcomes more than just visitors to the shores of Biscayne National Park. 

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11:21
Blindside

by Ian McGregor

A tour guide is put through his paces on a trip to Yellowstone. 

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04:25
Over The Wall

by James Shuter

An un-worldly boy rom the country fins himself in Berlin on the night the wall fell.

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10:38
The Two Times I Met Laurence Fishburne

by Chenjerai Kumanyika

A former hip hop star learns that life goes on post fame and that, sometimes, you need to figure out who you're not to figure out who you are.

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12:11
British Light Cavalry Sabre

by Simon Bill

After an attempted home invasion, Simon has to fight a crazed man with an eighteenth century sword.

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12:59
Deja Vu, Again

by Cole Kazdin

Cole Kazdin loses her memory after an accident and must re-learn her life.

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13:53
Deluded in the Desert

by Andrew Forsthoefel

Walking across the U.S., Andrew meets a man who tests the limits of his compassion.

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08:20
Forgetting Fear

by Daniela Schiller

By studying memory, Daniela connects with her father, who refuses to speak about his memories of the holocaust.

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16:50
Stumbling in the Dark

by John Turturro

John Turturro has a brother with mental health issues who lives in an institution and causes his family quite a bit of grief.

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08:43
If This Hair Could Talk

by Melanie Kostrzewa

Melanie Kostrzewa learns her daughter must undergo a craniotomy.

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06:32
Closet Collage

by Steven Carr

Steven Carr is given a photo collage from his mother of him and his "friend."

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05:56
Extra Mile

by Nestor Gomez

Nestor Gomez is stuck driving an unruly Uber passenger during rush hour.

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05:31
Minimum Wage Millennial

by Alyssa Ladd

Alyssa Ladd is embarrassed to run into familiar faces while working at a Michaels craft store.

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11:22
Life Reimagined

by Raymond Christian

Ray Christian struggles to realize his dream of graduating from law school.

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14:19
Blue Hope

by Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle explores the ocean's depths as a pioneering aquanaut. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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