Can you put a value on public television? These people can!
WGBH programs reach millions of viewers all across the world every single day. What is really inspiring, though, is when one program changes the course of an entire life. Here are six of those stories.
Seeing the future of your child, seeing the passion that's within them... something amazing happened!
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The curriculum was already there. The resources were free. I know I'm a better teacher!
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I can make a difference in my world. I can. And that's really what I'm trying to live by now.
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I remember the day that we had George's diagnosis: my husband said, "We love him. Now we get to love him better."
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I stepped right into a pool of blood. Sergeant Huey's blood. You're trained not to think about it. You're trained to simply do as you're told.
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Not a lot of 11-year-olds get to play at Carnegie Hall. That made me realize that if you really, really, want to do it... you can do it.
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There was a point when I looked out my window where my neighbor had been shot, and I didn't see myself making it to 21.
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I couldn't tell what was happening on the screen, so my parents would whisper to me. Eventually we stopped going to the movies.
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WGBH's Impact...and Yours
WGBH Impact

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Largest public radio audience in Boston - Source: Arbitron PPM 01/10-12/10
Masterpiece - Source: Harris Interactive,1/28-2/3/09
Frontline - Source: NTI Live+7 Nielsen National NPOWER, 10/20/09-7/5/10
#1 in Public Trust - Source: 2011 - Hart Research/American Viewpoint Poll 2010-2002 Roper GfK Poll