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Mumsy's Grief

From: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Series: CBC Radio's Outfront
Length: 08:45

Elsaida Douglas deals with the shooting death of her son.

Prxoutfrontplain_small Mumsy's Grief Elsaida Douglas Producer: Carma Jolly Three years ago, Elsaida Douglas woke up with a strange feeling that something was wrong. She lives in Regent Park in Toronto. Regent Park is Canada's oldest and largest social housing project. It's a neighbourhood where society's problems are intensified. The people who live there deal with gangs, drugs, and shootings on a regular basis. On that day in May of 2001, Elsaida came face to face with those problems in the worst possible way. Broadcast on CBC Radio One's Outfront: February 25, 2004 February 16, 2005 SEE ADDITIONAL LICENSE TERMS Outfront Opening and Closing Theme available - (see Rundown section for more details)

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Piece Description

Mumsy's Grief Elsaida Douglas Producer: Carma Jolly Three years ago, Elsaida Douglas woke up with a strange feeling that something was wrong. She lives in Regent Park in Toronto. Regent Park is Canada's oldest and largest social housing project. It's a neighbourhood where society's problems are intensified. The people who live there deal with gangs, drugs, and shootings on a regular basis. On that day in May of 2001, Elsaida came face to face with those problems in the worst possible way. Broadcast on CBC Radio One's Outfront: February 25, 2004 February 16, 2005 SEE ADDITIONAL LICENSE TERMS Outfront Opening and Closing Theme available - (see Rundown section for more details)

Broadcast History

Broadcast on CBC Radio One's Outfront
February 25, 2004
February 16, 2005

Timing and Cues

Mumsy's Grief: Outfront

Runs: 8:45

In: I'm Elsaida Douglas in Regent Park in Toronto, this is Outfront...

Out: ...put down the gun. Signed Elsaida Douglas.

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