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Reversal of Fortune with John Robbins Having lost almost everything in the Madoff scam, best-selling author John Robbins tells how in “an age of less” he had to step back, reassess what’s important and build a new, more fulfilling life. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Second Chances This documentary explores the transition of a young mother from addiction treatment to a clean and sober life, with the help of a family mentoring program known as "shared family care." (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Resilient Nurses A no-holds-barred look at the stressful conditions in which many nurses work: the long hours, the emotional toll, the rapid pace, and the way that technology and institutional practices can make it hard to form a caring bond with patients. (Series: Humankind)
Epidemic of Gun Violence A look at the problem of gun violence as a public health crisis, impacting not just emergency rooms but also long-term needs for healing from exposure to trauma. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt
Journey of the Deaf-Blind We hear the story of Mary Gillespie, a woman born with normal hearing and vision, but who developed several illnesses starting at age ten. Gradually, she became deaf-blind. Now living in Los Angeles, Mary is a regular volunteer at the Braille Institute, where we recorded this remarkable episode of Humankind. (Series: Humankind) Hear free excerpt