healing

On the Road
6:00 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Coffee with Cooper: Cancer, Stories and Hope

Cooper in Eugene, where by chance he crossed paths with KLCC's Eric Alan and Michael Canning.
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

Coffee with Cooper is a cross-country story gathering project by a Missouri cancer patient named Cooper. He’s spending forty weeks in forty cities, with the intention of turning the resulting stories and experiences into a book. While spending a week in Eugene, Cooper speaks with Eric Alan about illness, hope and the remarkable people he’s met.

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AT&T Park, Dodger Stadium
6:00 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Where Music, Baseball and Healing from Violence Converge

Tim Flannery and the Lunatic Fringe on stage in Mill Valley, CA. (Left to right: Shawn Rohlf, Brent McClain, Tim Flannery, Dennis Caplinger, Turi McClain, Jeff Berkley, Randi Driscoll. Not shown: Doug Pettibone, Barbara Nesbitt...)
Credit Photo by Eric Alan

March 31st marks the 3rd anniversary of one of baseball’s most tragic fan violence cases: the Opening Day beating of Bryan Stow in the Dodger Stadium parking lot.  It also marks one of the most unusual musical benefit efforts in response. Eric Alan travels with Tim Flannery and the Lunatic Fringe—a band led by the San Francisco Giants third-base coach—to explore the place where music, baseball and healing from violence converge.

 

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