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West, Texas, Is Home (4.23.2013)

Host Dick Gordon speaks to Nita Gerik, the widow of the chief of the West, Texas, Volunteer Fire Department, and her son Jim Gerik, who is overseeing donations from the community. Then, Dick speaks with a piper and firefighter who will perform at a service for first responders killed in the West explosions. Also: Dotan Negrin, who’s traveling and playing his upright piano in New York City, New Orleans, San Antonio, and all the way to Panama.

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