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Faces of America

Faces of America

A grandmother's influence

Mario Batali reminisces about his grandmother.

4:27

Faces of America

Childhood stories

Queen Noor tells the story of her nomadic childhood.

3:17

Faces of America

Deciding to be a doctor

Dr. Oz reveals why he decided to join the field of medicine when he was seven years old.

2:13

Faces of America

Ethnic diversity

Queen Noor describes how she learned about her diverse ethnic background.

2:55

Faces of America

Family traditions and customs

Stephen Colbert talks about traditions and customs he's kept alive in his own family.

1:26

Faces of America

Family, race and color

Malcolm Gladwell talks about variations in race and “skin politics” among West Indians.

3:44

Faces of America

First visit to Japan

Kristi Yamaguchi talks about what she felt when she first visited Japan and met relatives.

4:59

Faces of America

Going back to Italy

Mario Batali talks about moving back to Italy as a young man to cook Italian food.

3:51

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Islam and identity

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. asks Dr. Oz about how his Muslim faith affects his sense of self.

5:18

Faces of America

Japanese heritage and Olympic gold

Kristi Yamaguchi talks about how her Japanese heritage affected public perception.

2:39

Faces of America

Keeping cultural connections alive

Queen Noor talks about special cultural traditions that keep her tied to her Arabic roots.

3:37

Faces of America

Learning English the hard way

Dr. Oz tells the story of how his father worked as a doctor in Cleveland.

3:17

Faces of America

Love during wartime

Dr. Oz tells the story of how his grandfather and grandmother met and married in Turkey.

2:15

Faces of America

Loyalty, sacrifice, and persecution

Kristi Yamaguchi and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discuss how Japanese were treated during WWII.

3:25

Faces of America

Native American connections

Eva Longoria learns of her Native American ancestry.

1:02

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