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August 2011

  • Aired: 08/25/2011
  • 28:39
  • Rating: NR
This month, Jack Perkins shares how his 2004 interview with Betty 'Washboard Woman' Comora led to several other stories that have become viewer favorites, all bound by a common thread -community connectivity.
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One story leads to another! See what story ideas were born from a woman and her washboard.
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