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This week we're all about change - from personal changes to the transformation of neighborhoods.
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This week we're all about change - from personal changes to the transformation of neighborhoods.

And as we fall in to autumn and enjoy the seasonal change, we explore Transitions. We'll meet local women grappling with the transition to motherhood - and get an honest perspective on what it's like to bring a baby home for the very first time. We'll also check out a musical revue about the transition from college to the working world, and then explore the other end of the spectrum: the transition from work to retirement.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks]

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