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La Source: Helping a Haitian Village Survive

Princeton University is a campus filled with remarkable minds ... and not just among the professors and students. Princeton custodian Josue Lajeunesse has spent years channeling his energy and resources toward his goal of guaranteeing access to clean water to the villagers living in his hometown of La Source, Haiti. Lajeunesse joins Kojo to discuss his mission and how he feels about a new documentary film spotlighting his efforts.

"La Source" Movie Trailer

The official trailer for the upcoming documentary film, "La Source," about two brothers and their dream to bring clean water to their impoverished village in Haiti.

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Book Review: 'Kinder Than Solitude'

Ellah Allfrey reviews Kinder Than Solitude, by Yiyun Li.
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Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'

Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
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John Edwards Resumes Career As Trial Attorney

The former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful is one of three attorneys representing a boy in a medical malpractice case in North Carolina.
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When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?

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