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Half the Sky: Room to Read Gives Away Its Ten Millionth Book

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 5m 49s

John Wood, founder of Room to Read, gives away the 10 millionth book in Vietnam. The first time Room to Read gave away books, it was 3,000 to a school in Nepal, now the organization has grown to help over 6 million children worldwide.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

It's been a tumultuous ride for Lowell High School since the PBS documentary Try Harder! stopped filming. Here’s a look back at a few of the key events that played out at Lowell over the taxing last two years.

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