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Ku Kanaka: Stand Tall

At 15-years-old, Terry Kanalu Young took a dive into shallow waters, becoming a quadriplegic in a split second. Nonetheless he learned to value the life he lived rather than mourn the life he lost, using that insight to offer hope to those dispossessed. At the end of his life, Kanalu was able to inspire Native Hawaiians to reclaim their sense of worth.

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ABOUT LOCAL, USA

Local, USA features fascinating stories of diverse people, culled from public television stations and independent producers from across the country, and curated around a single theme for each program. Local, USA is a co-production of WTTW in Chicago and WORLD Channel.

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