Lauren Bohn was a student at Columbine high school in 1999 when the shootings there occurred. She speaks to Dick Gordon about her own journey from shock to bitterness and ultimately towards forgiveness. Also in this episode, composer William Grant Still's granddaughter, Celeste Headlee.
Early on in the program we learned that a story doesn’t have to be particularly dramatic in order to be memorable. It started when Angie Anderson wrote to us to say: “I drive from Apex to Durham (North Carolina) every day to work... Every morning, without fail, a little man stands beside the road in front of a ramshackle building and waves. It’s a small, low wave and he waves at every car that passes.”
She uses just the one name, but don’t be fooled by that brevity. Dessa, a rapper from Minneapolis, has earned a following with her song-writing skills and her work with the hip hop collective Doomtree.
Elizabeth Murray quit her dream job to volunteer in Monet's garden in Giverny, France. Also in this episode, art school student Chris Nissen knocks on the door of the famous, but publicity-shy artist, Andrew Wyeth.
Jon Copley dove more than three miles in the first manned mission to the deepest known hot water vents in the world. And even though the purpose was to study life there, he was captivated by what he saw on his way down – and back up.