1. The Metal Underground

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    Aaron Marcy started metal detecting five years ago. His first day on the hunt he found an 1886 silver dollar. He’s been hooked ever since. Produced by Emily Qualey Salt Institute for Documentary Studies © 2014

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    • A New Chapter

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      A small-town romance writer talks about her love for love. Photography, Audio, & Editing by G. Ligaiya Romero www.Ligaiya.com

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      • Fiddle-icious - Community of Music

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        Fiddle-icious is a group of enthusiastic musicians of all ages, experience levels, and instruments that rehearse in Falmouth, Maine. The group features Scottish, Irish, Québécois, and Acadian music. Their goal is to keep these various traditions alive by sharing Maine’s musical heritage with the community. The group evolved out of a monthly fiddle workshop led by Director Don Roy, who learned how to play “by ear”. In its seventh season, Fiddle-icious continues to accept anyone with a commitment to music and community.

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        • Wally "Pops" Gowen

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          Wally Gowen is a man at the center of his neighborhood, sitting on his stoop daily and interacting with those in his community. This is his story. Published by MaineToday.com

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          • More than a Game: An adventure in Maine Geocaching

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            Produced at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies by Amanda Thieroff (audio) & Graham Letorney (photos)

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            • Building Futures - Promo

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              In an effort to give at-risk youth a second chance, LearningWorks in Portland Maine, offers the Youth Building Alternatives (YBA) program. YBA provides young people, ages 16 to 24, with the opportunity to work toward their GED and acquire vocational skills. YBA Counselor, Bear Shea, emphasizes: “So many of our students have shame and guilt and all these things built up around school, that are really intense emotions. Working as a staff to create that safe environment is really important.” By redirecting and channeling a student’s frustration, anger or apathy through active learning, students try to progress beyond the situations that have led them to YBA in the first place.

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              • Choose Life

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                A multimedia story about Grace Street Ministry in Portland, ME, run by Pastor Mair Honan. Produced by Emily Chin and Katrina Herzog Salt Institute for Documentary Studies: Fall 2011

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                • There's Something in the Water

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                  In the fall of 2011, young, dead harbor seals started turning up on the shores of New England. Scientists think that legacy chemicals in our oceans may be to blame. Produced at the Salt Institute For Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine in 2011.

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                  • fall 2012: a multimedia adventure

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                    • The Name of the Game

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                      Carnival games are a notable tradition at countless county fairs across the country. Roland Cote, Roberta MacMillan, and Ed Griffiths have each owned carnival games for more than a decade. Spend a day with them at the Oxford County Fair and learn about their ups and downs, as well as what makes it all worth it in the end. Producers Julia Lowrie Henderson and Kerry Ensinger for Salt Institute for Documentary Studie ©2012

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