David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.
Meklit Hadero left Ethiopia when she was just a toddler, but the country’s musical traditions made a big impression on her.
Hadero, who lives in San Francisco, has weaved traditional Ethiopian sounds from her home country together with American jazz and folk sounds.
Filter Magazine describes her music as “N.Y jazz with West Coast folk and African flourishes.”
Hadero maintains her connection with Ethiopia, traveling back there regularly to perform and reconnect with Ethiopians.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.