Amy Vilela lost her daughter when she couldn’t afford the medical bills. When her Congressman told her he wouldn’t support universal healthcare, Amy said, “I’m running.”
Endlessly tinkering away in his garage, Carl Sarno has dreamed up everything from spill-proof paint lids to hemorrhoid applicators and mine detonators. But for this ultimate old-school innovator, the thrill lies not in the outcome but in the inventing itself.
Since he was just a small boy, Carl Sarno has been thinking of new ideas and inventions in hopes of changing the world for the better. After ninety-three years, Sarno hasn’t given up on his lifelong passion. In this short look into Carl’s life, he offers a glance at some of his inventions, as well as some valuable lessons he’s learned along the way.
Cori Bush is a registered nurse, a pastor and a mom. After taking to the streets to protest police killings, she looked in the mirror and said, “why not politician, too?”
“The Boss of the Queens Machine” hasn’t faced a primary challenger in 14 years. But an underfunded upstart is suddenly giving him a run for his money.
Paula Jean Swearengin has seen West Virginia’s land exploited, its people fall ill, and its politicians do nothing. So she decided to do something herself.
“Who would look after him if I wasn’t here?” and other questions this mom asks herself every day.
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