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Hope, Heroes and Feats of Humanity

54m 28s

From Hartford's newest Designated Artists - City Troubadour and Flow Artist - to a man who went from being completely paralyzed to running a gauntlet, we talk with people who embarked upon a range of journeys over the past year. CUTLINE: Hope, Heroes and Feats of Humanity features people from Connecticut who’ve done bold, brave, and audacious things over the course of this most difficult year.

Aired: 12/15/21
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