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HV024- Caregiver

From: Hearing Voices
Series: Hearing Voices
Length: 54:00

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Health caretakers: "Bad Teeth at King Drew Dental Clinic" by Ayala Ben-Yehuda: the Dental Divide, South L.A.'s clinic of last resort. "The Breast Cancer Monologues- Three Woman" by Dmae Roberts: surviving breast cancer, perspectives of a Chicana, African-American and Romanian immigrant. "A Square Meal, Regardless" by Jennifer Nathan: Two old friends caring for each other into old age. "Dialysis" by Joe Frank: kidney failure and a friend indeed. "Hospice Chronicles" (excerpt) by Long Haul Productions: Volunteer Bettie's first patient. "The Person I Admire Most" by Jake Warga: A day with Jenafir in Ethiopia, trying to save the world.

024caregiver200_small "Dialysis" by Joe Frank: A phone call, kidney failure and a friend indeed; followed by a flight of final fancy, from the hour "Goodbye." "Three Woman" by host by Dmae Roberts: Three women, a Chicana, African American and Romanian immigrant, describe their different approaches to surviving breast cancer. Produced as part of the "The Breast Cancer Monologues," with Miae Kim, Anca Micheti, and music by Maria Esteves. "Messages" by Dmae Roberts (of MediaRites): Every 100 days, the producer saves the phone messages of her mom who passed away two years ago as a living memorial. Music by Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis. "Bad Teeth at King Drew Dental Clinic" by Ayala Ben-Yehuda: a morning at the Dental Divide at a dental clinic of last resort in South LA's King Drew Medical Center. "A Square Meal, Regardless" by Jennifer Nathan: After John’s wife passed away and his children moved across the country, John turned to Cedric when he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Produced for the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. "Hospice Chroncles" (excerpt) by Long Haul Productions: Hospice volunteer Bettie viusits her first patient. "The Person I Admire Most" by Jake Warga: A day with Jenafir in Ethiopia, trying to save the world (video version).

Piece Description

"Dialysis" by Joe Frank: A phone call, kidney failure and a friend indeed; followed by a flight of final fancy, from the hour "Goodbye." "Three Woman" by host by Dmae Roberts: Three women, a Chicana, African American and Romanian immigrant, describe their different approaches to surviving breast cancer. Produced as part of the "The Breast Cancer Monologues," with Miae Kim, Anca Micheti, and music by Maria Esteves. "Messages" by Dmae Roberts (of MediaRites): Every 100 days, the producer saves the phone messages of her mom who passed away two years ago as a living memorial. Music by Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis. "Bad Teeth at King Drew Dental Clinic" by Ayala Ben-Yehuda: a morning at the Dental Divide at a dental clinic of last resort in South LA's King Drew Medical Center. "A Square Meal, Regardless" by Jennifer Nathan: After John’s wife passed away and his children moved across the country, John turned to Cedric when he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Produced for the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. "Hospice Chroncles" (excerpt) by Long Haul Productions: Hospice volunteer Bettie viusits her first patient. "The Person I Admire Most" by Jake Warga: A day with Jenafir in Ethiopia, trying to save the world (video version).

Timing and Cues

Billboard 1:00
Segment A 23:00
Break 1:00
Segment B 29:00
Promo 0:30

Additional Credits

Funder: CPB

Related Website

http://hearingvoices.com/news/2009/09/hv024-caregiver/