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Undercover Karaoke with Jewel
Disguised as a frumpy businesswoman, the pop star triumphantly performs some of her classic songs to an unsuspecting but completely dumbfounded audience.(Funny or Die)
Rediscovering a Passion for Music
After the housing market crashed, Robert Rudolph, 53, left his formerly prosperous career as a mortgage broker to pursue his first love: choir music. (AARP)
Teenage Opera Sensation
Recent Maryland high school grad Joey Baker has one of the most promising baritone singing voices in the country. (WP)
Locke and Christina
A young couple finds that a relationship formed at the Smiling Skull Saloon can work -- even when a baby arrives. (Soul of Athens)
Pullman Porter and Family Patriarch
Working for Union Pacific Railroad for 38 years enabled Lee Wesley Gibson, now 100, to create his most cherished legacy -- his progeny. (LAT)
Nisei Graduate
Seventy years after being sent to an internment camp for Japanese-Americans, Bessie Kawachi Chin, 87, receives an honorary college degree. (SJMN)
In My Space
Working with a certified nurse-midwife, an Ohio couple has a positive experience with home birthing for their second child. (Soul of Athens)
I'm Just Anneke
With the onset of puberty, a young girl navigates the fluid space between genders with the help of understanding parents and friends. (Media That Matters)
Denied
Unable to afford escalating insurance premiums, Sheila Wessenberg (left) had to stop chemotherapy for breast cancer. Her death exemplifies the American healthcare tragedy. (Media That Matters)
Seniors Share Their Stories, Hopes and Dreams
As they graduate, 26 students from five high schools reflect upon their parents' influences, career goals, and future lives. (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)