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Against the Current: Life on the Eastern Shore

Season 8 Episode 8

AGAINST THE CURRENT provides a powerful look at how residents of Virginia’s Eastern Shore, like many coastal towns, are subject to rising sea waters and the challenges it has on their lives and livelihood. Through resilience and perseverance, they learn to co-exist and celebrate their rural home. How can this community shed light on conversations happening around these issues of climate change?

Aired: 04/28/24
Major funding for Local, USA provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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