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Americas Now

Guatemala - Girls at Risk (Harris Whitbeck) - It was an event that shocked the entire country and made headlines around the world. 42 girls, locked up in a state home for children in Guatemala --burned to death. The fire broke out following protests and accusations of poor conditions and abuse. The incident also revealed many of the vulnerabilities faced by young people. More than a year after the tragedy the victim's relatives are still looking for answers. Correspondent Harris Whitbeck tells us more about Guatemala's girls at risk. Peru - Mercedes Araoz - Vice-President - The resignation of Peruvian President Kuczynski over graft allegations resulted in political turmoil that turned the country's government upside down. The Andean nation quickly reacted and a new president took power just in time to host the eighth Summit of the Americas. The main theme of the gathering was the region's fight against corruption. Elaine sat down with Peru's Vice President, Mercedes Araoz, during her visit to the presidential palace in Lima. They spoke about the political crisis, the economy, and China-Peru bilateral relations. Game Changer - Julie Colombino (Nitza Perez) - A former aerial performer for Cirque USA traded her high-flying life in Orlando, Florida for Port au Prince, Haiti. In 2010 the Caribbean country was devastated by a catastrophic earthquake. With only 7-thousand dollars and no plan, she wanted to find a way to help. Eight years later, she is an entrepreneur providing job training to Haitian residents at her ethical footwear company. You could say she is fighting poverty, one step a time. Our Game Changer this week is Julie Colombino. Musical - Venezuelan Chocolate - The economic crisis in Venezuela has forced many to become creative in growing their income. For chocolatiers the idea to export the country's high-quality chocolate to gourmet stores abroad is reaping sweet rewards. The cocoa products are being sought- after in shops in Europe and the United States. For our musical/ending piece this week, we used images of the chocolate-making in different Venezuela regions and the small-scale export process.

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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum : I Am Helen Keller/I Am Alexander Graham Bell

I am Helen Keller Yadina becomes increasingly frustrated as she tries to read a book to Dr. Zoom, but has to keep stopping since it has words in it she doesn't know. Learning to read is SO hard - she feels like she'll never be able to do it. Xavier knows just what his little sister needs to the Secret Museum! Our heroes travel back in time to meet someone truly incredible, who had to overcome a whole lot to learn how to do just about anything: Helen Keller. Watching Helen first learn what words are, then how to read, and finally how to speak, all in her own unique way, inspires Yadina to go home and try to find her own way to learn to read. Because, as Helen shows her, there are many different ways to learn. Curriculum: "There are many different ways to learn" I am Alexander Graham Bell Losing his voice is frustrating enough for Brad, but it doesn't help matters when Xavier and Yadina do all the talking for him instead of trying to listen. To the Secret Museum! Brad takes his friends back in time to meet someone who worked his whole life to help people be heard: Alexander Graham Bell. Watching Alexander first help his deaf mother, then his whole school of deaf students, have their voices heard in any way they can, helps Xavier and Yadina realize that they should've tried harder to listen to Brad, even when they couldn't technically hear him. It's important to listen to everyone. Curriculum: "Listen to everyone."

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Longevity Paradox with Seven Gundry, Md

Have you ever wondered why some people live such long, active lives, while so many of us struggle as we get older? Many people have this question, Dr. Steven Gundry has the shocking answer! In The Longevity Paradox, Dr. Gundry shares informative, life-changing information with us and shows us a step-by-step easy approach to help us all feel better and more youthful today, no matter your age. Dr. Gundry will teach us what is causing faster aging, how and why some people live long active lives well into their 90s. Dr. Gundry will also debunk five of the biggest myths about aging. The Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry, MD is based on the latest science as well as from experiences of everyday people -- people who have suffered from autoimmune diseases, obesity, diabetes, digestive problems, inflammation, heart attacks, joint pain, brain fog, or premature aging. Feeling sluggish, worn out, and ill are all things of the past. Dr. Gundry is here to help save us from all of the ailments of aging that lurk around every corner. Dr. Steven Gundry was once a professor and chairman of cardiothoracic surgery at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. In the year 2000, Dr. Gundry realized he could save many more lives with prevention rather than surgery so he started his own practice dedicated to using diet to reverse and prevent chronic illness. Since then, Dr. Gundry has shown thousands of his patients how dietary and lifestyle changes can dramatically reverse health problems that traditional medicine could not help.