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Making a Difference (A Mother’s Mission) #890143

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 25, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Fort Washington, Maryland: Tiki Barber) The efforts by Lonise Bias, who lost both her sons to drugs and gun violence, to reach out to parents and young people with a message of hope and prevention featured; details given on the 1986 cocaine overdose death of her son Len, who had just been drafted to the Boston Celtics, and the shooting death of her son Jay four years later; 1986 footage and scenes of various speaking engagements shown. [BIAS†- talks about her experiences and her work.] [Eastern Community Church Rev. Kenneth PARKER†- comments.]

Williams, Brian;
Barber, Tiki

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