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13:58
Searching for my Grandmother

by Ishmael Beah

Ishmael Beah is separated from his beloved grandmother during the war in Sierra Leone.

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12:52
Navajo Star Wars

by Manuelito Wheeler

Manuelito Wheeler wants to help preserve the Navajo language by dubbing Star Wars.

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07:02
Paint it Black

by Rose Saia

Rose Saia feels understood by her new 4th-grade teacher. 

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08:27
Undaunted Planet

by Phyllis Omido

An activist works to try and stop a smelting plant from poisoning an entire community.

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06:59
My Mother, the Nun, and Me

by Lyralen Kaye

Lyralen Kaye comes to terms with their sexuality, while realizing that their mother might be in love with a nun.

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13:25
El Conquistador

by Shaun Leonardo

Shaun Leonardo pursues his dream of becoming a luchador. 

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06:36
The Hardest Climb

by Beth Bradley

Beth Bradley inches toward a breaking point near the end of a 14k hike up a mountain in Colorado.

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06:27
High Above Ground

by Mike Maloch

Mike Maloch has to face his fears on the job. 

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06:12
Collide

by Samira Sahebi

Samira Sahebi has an unexpected visit to the ER.

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06:23
The Death of Nano-Puppy

by Sara Jonnson

8-year-old Sara Jonsson realizes her new toy is more responsibility than she bargained for. 

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02:33
Greenwood Surrounds

by Edgar Oliver

Edgar Oliver sets the mood in Greenwood Cemetery.

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07:25
Cool Lefty Muslim

by Ayisha Irfan

Ayisha Irfan finds herself in the awkward role of the "office Muslim."

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12:34
The Greatest Job in New York

by Frank O'Keefe

Frank O'Keefe takes us inside the world of the New York City Sanitation Department.

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06:16
Love in Transition

by Julia Bucci

Julia Bucci can't use her usual academic approach when confronted with a matter of the heart.

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12:56
A Great Night In Harlem

by Maxie Jones

On the night of Obama's election, Maxie Jones witnesses change on the streets of Harlem. 

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05:12
Lost in Their Eyes

by Devan Sandiford

Devan Sandiford starts to accept that he is beautiful regardless of what people say about his skin color.

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10:35
Knock Offs

by Edgar Ruiz Jr

Edgar Ruiz Jr. needs new sneakers while visiting his father in Puerto Rico.

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04:45
Shoeless in the City

by Isabelle Raphael

Isabelle Raphael finds herself in a pinch when she drops her keys down the elevator shaft.

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06:58
Chinatown Sneakerhead

by Munjen Ng

Munjen Ng and his classmate pursue careers in design.

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10:44
Shoestring Budget

by Satori Shakoor

Satori Shakoor dresses up for a job interview but doesn't really want the job.  

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