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Rx For Survival: The Heroes


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Rx For Survival: The Heroes
Program Number

RXGH 000H1

Program Description

This program presents the stories of unsung champions who protect people worldwide from he ravages of threatening disease. Using highlights from the acclaimed six-hour "Rx for Survival" series, this special focuses on the individual heroes whose tireless perseverance saves millions of lives across the globe. From young polio warriors in India to armies of grandmothers in Nepal, this program takes viewers inside the stirring campaigns that have brought renewed faith to poor communities from Africa to South America. This unique special is the true story of individuals whose creativity, leadership and determination are finally giving hope to people who have known only poverty and disease, but who can now dream of a safer and healthier future.

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Chicago: “Rx For Survival: The Heroes,” 03/29/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B02FB88848D54724908FA4B824BA4EFF.
MLA: “Rx For Survival: The Heroes.” 03/29/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 18, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B02FB88848D54724908FA4B824BA4EFF>.
APA: Rx For Survival: The Heroes. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B02FB88848D54724908FA4B824BA4EFF
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