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  • Following Dreams

Following Dreams | Trailer | PBS

Duration: 00:41
Program: Following Dreams

An uplifting documentary film about people who chose to pursue their own path in life despite all the obstacles and naysayers.

* Mari Morris, hobbyist turned entrepreneur who created the Tickles Collection of doll art.
* Ivan Gayler, real estate developer turned conservationist, founder of Nature and Culture International, a non-profit that works with native people in South America (Ecuador and Peru) to save rain forests.
* David Ippolito ("thatguitarman "),singer songwriter. plays concerts every weekend in Central Park in New York City.
* Bonnie St. John, An Olympic ski champion with one leg, author of "Live Your Joy."
* Mary Hicks, An 80-year-old big-band singer.
* Michele of Doggie Design dog clothes, A dog lover and entrepreneur.
* John and Janine Putnam,organic cheese-makers, Thistle Hill Farm in Vermont.
* David Kwong, a recent college graduate, struggles as he purses a career in magic.

"Following Dreams is an extraordinary tale inspired by the dreams of ordinary Americans... In this time of economic uncertainty, this documentary fills a void and will encourage viewers to look within for inspiration. -- Keith York, KPBS Director of TV Programming



Post Date: June 15, 2009