Always a dancer, Ann Mazzocca mixes and recombines movement to evoke my memories, conflicts, and imagination drawn from her experiences within Haitian and Cuban cultural communities in New York, Miami, and now Virginia at Christopher Newport University as well as in Haiti and Cuba.

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WHRO recently welcomed twelve of the area’s most creative young minds into our studio for the 2015 WHRO Young Storytellers Awards, an event that congratulates local children for writing and illustrating their own original stories and submitting them in the PBS Kids Writers Contest.

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Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

BASE jumping pioneer Carl Boenish became famous for jumping with his wife Jean in the 1970s and '80s. Marah Strauch, director of the documentary, says "this felt like a love story to me."

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WTF host Marc Maron asks the Fresh Air host about her childhood, her start in radio and her record-strewn apartment; Rob Burnett recounts the silly and somber moments of his tenure with the Late Show.

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On Memorial Day weekend, we hear from Leslie Hurd, of the U.S. Navy, who recalls having to inform a mother that her son had committed suicide. "You're there to take care of the family," Hurd says.

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