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How did your life collide with the headlines in 2007?
Iraq, the subprime crisis, Facebook, immigration, oil prices - 2007 had no shortage of hefty headlines. We'd like to hear about how these and other major news events of the past year affected you. Where did your life collide with the news in 2007?

What's your holiday performance story?
The office talent show, the neighborhood caroling posse, the school pageant ... At holiday time we often sing, dance, and dress as shepherds. Did you bloom in the warmth of your audience's adulation, or freeze up like the snowman you'd rather be building? Did your holiday performance change your life or that of someone close to you?

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Mission Statement

Weekend America (WA) permits Americans to see themselves and encounter the world around them with creativity, compassion and curiosity.

By listening to stories that move listeners, Weekend America will use the weekend as an ideal time to reflect our complex, diverse, multilingual, multicultural nation back to itself.

Weekend America is a weekend companion, offering listeners programming of the same quality they're used to on weekdays, but in a more intimate, engaging and conversational style that matches their weekend living patterns. Weekend America exists to give public radio listeners a radio home on the weekend, allowing them to be part of a community that shares their values -- where they feel welcomed, amused, intellectually and emotionally engaged, challenged and entertained.

By examining how Americans spend their weekends, listeners to Weekend America will understand the important ideas that shape their lives and obtain real insight into what Americans value and want, refreshing listeners' intellects and replenishing their spirits.

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