56Up is now being released. Humbling, beautiful, controversial, and in a word, amazing series following the lives of a group of British kids beginning in the '50s, now in their mid-50s (checking in every 7 years).
Losing your husband is devastating … if you were a widow in India, it would also mean the beginning of life as a social outcast. Widows in India are scorned by their own family and neighbors as cursed by the gods. Most can’t read or write, so they are forced to resort to begging or manual labor to put food on the table. And they are cheated by shopkeepers and employers. But Adult Literacy Classes offer these women hope for a brighter future: www.missionindia.org/al/ministryimpact
Star of "The Cove" & founder of SaveJapanDolphins.org, Ric O'Barry works tirelessly to save dolphins from being slaughtered in Japan & also works to free them from captivity. He's definitely one of my heroes.