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From: David Greenberger
Series: The Duplex Planet
Length: 01:42

A healthy life philosophy can see you through hard times and good. Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-1 A healthy life philosophy sees you through the hard times as well as the good. David Greenberger tells a tale based on a conversation with Anna Traut. From the 2004 CD, Legibly Speaking, with music by 3 Leg Torso. Artist David Greenberger has been collecting the thoughts, memories and stories from elderly Americans for more than a quarter century. Genuine, moving, and often funny, combined with music, the pieces explore issues of aging by revealing real characters that are in decline, but are still very much alive. They reveal the common threads of our humanity.

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Piece Description

A healthy life philosophy sees you through the hard times as well as the good. David Greenberger tells a tale based on a conversation with Anna Traut. From the 2004 CD, Legibly Speaking, with music by 3 Leg Torso. Artist David Greenberger has been collecting the thoughts, memories and stories from elderly Americans for more than a quarter century. Genuine, moving, and often funny, combined with music, the pieces explore issues of aging by revealing real characters that are in decline, but are still very much alive. They reveal the common threads of our humanity.

Broadcast History

ATC 25.11.05

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http://www.duplexplanet.com