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Long Way from Home, A: Boston Street Stories

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Long Way from Home, A: Boston Street Stories
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This program offers a year-long look at the everyday lives of several homeless people living on Boston streets. The documentary is a joint presentation of WCVB-TV (New England's Channel 5) and WGBH and will simulcast on both stations April 1, 1994 at 9pm. The producer, John Baynard, spent a year on the streets to record the histories of Nancy, who drives a van for the Pine Street Inn, Half-Gallon Harry and his friends, and Luis and Donna, living in a make-shift tent on a busy street corner in Boston. Although their experiences differ, they all share the daily realities of street living and the struggle to find independence.



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Chicago: “Long Way from Home, A: Boston Street Stories,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_727DFD0BF2984778BDB1891816F9F956.
MLA: “Long Way from Home, A: Boston Street Stories.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_727DFD0BF2984778BDB1891816F9F956>.
APA: Long Way from Home, A: Boston Street Stories. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_727DFD0BF2984778BDB1891816F9F956
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