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Gweneviere Mann talks to her boyfriend Yasir Salem about losing her short term memory.
A raw and revealing video diary by a Cambodian-born teenager who turns the camera on himse
Two teens self-document the trials of growing up too fast in urban America.
A modern-day love story of two very different people who meet and begin dating on Facebook
The grace of African-American funerals as seen through a Harlem funeral director.
A glimpse into the everyday struggles of an artist with spinal muscular atrophy.
A 12-year-old Boy Scout launches a campaign to overturn the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy.
2009 Emmy Nominee: Enter into the obsessive and fascinating world of anagrams.
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Michael Apted talks about the genesis of the 'Up' series and why it has worldwide appeal.
John and Andrew reflect on how they've been portrayed throughout the Up series.
Neil discusses what it's like to be filmed every seven years.
Nick and Suzy reflect on how they're portrayed in the Up series.
Peter explains why he's come back to the Up series.
The chess team heads to Minnesota for the Junior High National Chess Championships.
Filmmaker Katie Dellamaggiore talks about the making of 'Brooklyn Castle.'
Pobo and I.S. 318 staff deal with a mid-year budget cut.
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Two African-American boys attend a prestigious private school in New York City.
A couple of greatest hits, new treats, and dramatic "reveals" from StoryCorps.
Director Michael Apted and subject Tony Walker share their thoughts on the 'Up' series.
Premieres Monday, October 14, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Filmed every 7 years, the Up children now turn 56.
In this school, the chess kids are the popular kids.
Premieres Monday, October 7, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
A teacher tries to help her autistic students as they "age out" of the education system.
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