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    • The Three-Year Swim Club

    • The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory
    • By: Julie Checkoway
    • Narrated by: Alex Chadwick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1937, a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken sugar plantation kids to swim upstream against the current of their circumstance. The goal? To become Olympians. They faced seemingly insurmountable obstacles. The children were Japanese-American, were malnourished and barefoot, and had no pool; they trained in the filthy irrigation ditches that snaked down from the mountains into the sugarcane fields.

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    • By Book Club Groupie on 05-14-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Natasha Dudinska

    • By: Alex Chadwick
    • Narrated by: Lisa Simeone, Alex Chadwick
    • Length: 27 mins
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    History often celebrates dramatic acts of heroism rather than smaller, more modest acts of leadership and courage. It was an accumulation of small acts throughout Eastern Europe that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. As the wall was being taken apart, citizens of a nearby country were also dismantling their own government. In Czechoslovakia, a protest movement led primarily by college students was blossoming.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Last Out

    • By: Moira Rankin, Dan Collison
    • Narrated by: Barbara Bogaev, Moira Rankin, Dan Collison, and others
    • Length: 23 mins
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    If you are a baseball junkie, this program is for you. Producers Moira Rankin and Dan Collison explore the baseball fan's addiction to the game as they follow two die-hard enthusiasts to see how they endure the off-season. Along the way, they find solace in winter trade news, visit a psychologist, drop in on a support group, and reach nirvana and spring training.

    Regular price: $3.95