Weekend America Voices
Two intrepid reporters, Hillary Frank and Jonathan Menjivar, brave the world of PJs, giggles and video games to see what really goes down at weekend slumber parties. Frank and Menjivar went to two sleepovers, a girl's slumber party and a boy's one, respectively, to get the goods on what really goes on once the lights go out.
A few months ago, Weekend America profiled a student named Sam attending a drug and alcohol recovery program at Minneapolis' Augsburg College. After years of substance addiction, Sam was clean and finding new interests. He was teaching himself the piano and immersing himself in theater. We check back in with him as he approaches his two year anniversary of being sober.