KQED's Perspectives

KQED's Perspectives

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How a Down Syndrome Child Saved Me

When Abraham entered her theater class, Ish Amitoj Kaur didn't think it would work. How wrong she was.

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Whispers of Racism

Life seemed better to Youth Radio's Isabella Ordaz when she moved to Danville. Then she heard what other students said behind her back.

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Writing a Perspective

Caroline Kusin Pritchard always wanted to write a Perspective, but couldn't. And now she has.

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Out of the Mental Illness Closet

Nicholas O'Mahony has bipolar type 1 disorder, and he's not afraid to say so.

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Surprising Richmond

Think Richmond is just a town at the end of a BART line, and best avoided? Terence Krista says think again.

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Do The Math

Sam Rubin's disability made it hard for him to pass math tests, except the ones that really counted.

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Dying Bookstores

Denise Sullivan decries the closing of San Francisco's small, independent bookstores, and the city's literary tradition they represent.

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Climate Shame

Mike Newland studies climate change. He has a young family. He's deeply worried.

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Stop Wanting Your Kids To Be Happy

Most parents say they just want their kids to be happy adults. Erica Reischer says that's a mistake.

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Of Kalonji and Tylenol

Sandip Roy has two feet firmly planted in two cultures that both feel like home.

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