Helping kids inside Syrian refugee camps. Also in this show: Searching for the Little Prince’s baobab tree in Nigeria; performing the un-performable “Vexations” composition; and creating a new font for the old problem of dyslexia.
Deb Barry of Save The Children has been working in one of the refugee camps for Syrians, in Erbil, Iraq.
The Little Prince turns 70 this year. Anna Lee tells her story of searching in Nigeria for the Baobab tree, hoping it would be as powerful in real life as In Antoine Saint-Exupery's tale.
The 1800s composition “Vexations,” by Erik Satie, comes with a cryptic instruction to perform the piece 840 times in a row. Many thought that it couldn’t be done.
Christian Boer created a font that is more readable for those with dyslexia.
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