Extraordinary Women
stories from the stage

What does it mean to be extraordinary? Defy the odds and redefine benchmarks of success. Homeless at 19, Natalie builds a career as a pediatric neurosurgeon; Rebecca, one of the "Lost Girls of Sudan," finds a path to creating positive change; and Lachi fights discrimination as a disability rights advocate. Three storytellers, three interpretations of EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN; hosted by Theresa Okokon.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 40 seconds

Episode Number: 712

About Stories from the Stage:

Explore the art of storytelling through interviews with the storytellers talking about their craft, their on-stage performances, and comments and stories from the audience.

Theresa Okokon and Wes Hazard host, introducing each episode's theme.


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Mon, Apr 15 9:30 P.M. Nine-To-Five     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Apr 16 2:30 A.M. Nine-To-Five     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Apr 16 10:30 A.M. Nine-To-Five     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Apr 18 8:30 P.M. Nine-To-Five     NHPBS (11.1)
Fri, Apr 19 5:30 A.M. Nine-To-Five     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Apr 19 11:30 A.M. Nine-To-Five     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Apr 19 2:30 P.M. Nine-To-Five     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Apr 21 10:30 A.M. Nine-To-Five     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Apr 22 9:30 P.M. In The Name of Justice     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Apr 23 2:30 A.M. In The Name of Justice     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Apr 23 10:30 A.M. In The Name of Justice     NH World (11.3)
Thu, Apr 25 8:30 P.M. Life Is A Laugh     NHPBS (11.1)
Fri, Apr 26 5:30 A.M. In The Name of Justice     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Apr 26 11:30 A.M. In The Name of Justice     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Apr 26 2:30 P.M. In The Name of Justice     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Apr 28 10:30 A.M. In The Name of Justice     NHPBS (11.1)


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