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Half the Sky: Why Do Mothers Die in Somaliland?

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 8m 53s

Hinda Hassan's death was needless and Diane Lane and Nicholas Kristof talk to Nimo, the midwife who helped her to find out what happened. In a country with no family planning and no trained doctors performing C-Sections, Hinda's death was something that would should happen in the 21st century.

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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