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Teen Mom
Shantell Thomas, 18-year-old mother of two, gets parenting help to leave her violent upbringing behind at a crucial point in her children's lives. (Chicago Tribune)
Agent Orange: A Lethal Legacy
Video series confronts the nightmarish consequences of exposure to the toxic chemical defoliant sprayed by the U.S. during the Vietnam War. (Chicago Tribune)
A Day with a Tap Legend
At 91, Ernest "Brownie" Brown shows he still has the chops to do a lively and joyous "chair dance" for entranced middle school kids. (Chicago Tribune)
'I Only Wanted the Pain to End'
An undocumented immigrant from Mexico uses a false ID to get medical care for cancer. Her dying wish? To return home to see her children. (Chicago Tribune)