Saturday, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on KUOW2

Humankind presents the riveting stories of everyday people who have found real purpose in life. Living by their principles they make a profound difference in the quality of life in their communities.

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  • Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01am
    In this classic episode of Humankind, Norman Cousins tells how “laughter therapy,” a warm bond with his physician, and Vitamin C cured a crippling spinal disease against 500-to-1 odds.
  • Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01am
    The story of Helen Keller, who surmounted both deafness and blindness by learning to communicate with great eloquence, and became an unlikely world superstar.
  • Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01am
    Elementary school students learn about ethics, language and common sense when a folklorist leads them through a fascinating exploration of age-old wisdom sayings and their relevance to everyday life.