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Episode #107

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview Russ Clarke, age 42, a 2nd generation plumbing contractor and Buddhist missionary, who barely survives surgery after he donates part of his liver to his ailing brother; Blanka Rothschild, age 85, a Holocaust survivor, describes her will and struggle to survive, her success and achievements; Suzanne and Larry Bischof, ages 62 and 65, explain why they left his successful career and the big city for a home and work in a small town, home schooling their four children, and living with multiple generations.

Episode #105

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview "Bob" Parish, age 68, recipient of the Peace Corps's highest honor, tells about his extraordinary life before and after his 29 cancer surgeries; Joy, age 31, and Greg Dixon, age 39, talk about rearing five children, togetherness, and financial planning - she works nights as an auditor and he works days as a car salesman. Matthew Simmons, age 35, Gulf War veteran, shares his experiences with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and his healing process which involves work in a Bird Sanctuary.

Episode #104

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview Nancy Bricard, age 75, concert pianist and teacher, up-beat survivor of multiple bouts of cancer; Rick Klassen, age 52, is a Professional Dog Trainer, who trains war hero Michael McCourt's dog, "Buddy," key to giving new meaning to Michael's life; Veteran Michael McCourt, age 61, was suffering from years of depression and isolation following his war experiences; and Oliver Walker, age 46, in prison for over half of his life, is recovering from alcohol and substance abuse, and is now teaching young people how to avoid these problems; Three widowed siblings, ages 83, 88, and 92, decide to live together again and find new joys and escape from loneliness, retirement homes, or living with their children.

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XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.