Rachel Star Withers says that talking about her schizophrenia on YouTube has helped her. Some people who see the videos say the videos help them, too. Nii Ofoli Yartey/Courtesy of Rachel Star Withers hide caption

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How YouTube Videos Help People Cope With Mental Illness

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Marvie, the host of Sesame Studios, will sing and answer viewer questions. Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

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The characters of An African City (from left): Zainab, Ngozi, Nana Yaa, Sade and Makena. Emmanuel Bobbie/An African City Ltd. hide caption

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Sex And 'An African City': A Steamy Ghanaian Show You Don't Want To Miss

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Rachel Star Withers says that video blogging about schizophrenia and depression has helped her manage the disorders. Courtesy of Rachel Star hide caption

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Would You Tell The World You Have Schizophrenia On YouTube?

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What Happens When The Price Of Free Goes Up? YouTube Is About To Find Out

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When Social Media Fuels Gang Violence

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Pope Francis' embracing of the digital world and social media has given new meaning to the word "followers" for the Catholic Church. Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Online Stars Feel Cheated As YouTube, Facebook Battle Over Videos

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Anna Akana, a bespectacled, 25-year-old comedian who writes, directs and stars in skits about everything from personal stories, to friendship and even dealing with anxiety, says she is sort of over YouTube. Anna Akana/Screenshot via YouTube hide caption

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For Online Video Stars, YouTube Is No Longer The Only Stage

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Alan Doan likes the fact that Missouri Star Quilt Co. is following in the footsteps of fellow Hamilton native J.C. Penney, but Doan's never been into an actual J.C. Penney store. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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One Family Revitalizes A Small Town With, Yes, Quilts

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