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POV | The Way We Get By | PBS

Duration: 01:21:36 (Full Program)
Program: POV #2213
Broadcast Date: Nov. 11, 2009

On call 24 hours a day for the past five years, a group of senior citizens has made history by greeting nearly 800,000 American troops at a tiny airport in Bangor, Maine. By filmmaker Aron Gaudet, "The Way We Get By" is an intimate look at three of these greeters as they confront the universal losses that come with aging and rediscover their reason for living.

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Post Date: August 4, 2010