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hitting the right notes session with back to that refraining gave the speech now it is one of the most famous in history this is an incredibly powerful speech and jackson was reminding him that that is the refrain that we all know. >> two weeks after the march in birmingham alabama? >> what this says a tremendous success in very uplifting speech we forget how complicated it was after that it wasn't just a speech everybody said we are wrong
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it actually marked an intense conflict nothing punctuated that more than the bombing of the church of birmingham alabama. when they were preparing for church services with a group of girls in they were all killed in this explosion that was set by a white supremacist for that bill that was before congress and reminds us out what was at stake of movement going to the core of many people's beliefs of what this nation should be indeed did change minds but it brought people to those positions of hatred
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we see their real invigoration of this movement that is opposed very clearly in this, of birmingham. >> the book march on washington booktv on c-span2
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>> host: we will introduce you to an author named stephanie. what are you writing about? >> my daughter was recently
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diagnosed in recently welcomed coach into her life to detect changes so when she is low or high which is dangerous he can detect that with a sense of smell and alerts her the something is wrong. has been an incredible journey. to try the biotic pancreas and an advocate for diabetes research. >> what is type 2 diabetes? >> autoimmune diseases your body does not produce any insulin on its own so she has to take it to survive with between eight and 10 shots per day and she just turned 16. and with that diagnosis state the first time she has lived longer with it than
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without it is also like justice sotomayor. >> host: is that inherited or do you catch it? >> they have noted that genetic marker but they don't know what triggers the onset but there is a genetic component. the you just lose your ability whatsoever. then you are read to class one day seoul little can cause seizures and high achaean damage your organs so to help occurred catch the highs and lows before she feels a symptoms keeps her healthy. have you seen kochi inaction? >> it is it incredible the other day i was in the shower she was in her bedroom she had the vacuum vacuum:and he could not get
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to her and he stuck his nose and tell i got out to alert me he alerted her in the middle of the night multiple times he has changed her life. >> host: you have some video here with you. >> i have my mom. she is the first and oldest grandchild so she is very proud and all she has done she cochairs the diabetes caucus so they have been on the frontlines to educate medical research and better treatment. >> what is the goal? >> diabetes is very personal to me as you have heard it is very expensive as a chronic illness and the earlier we can ship the more support we provide with
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education and treatment the better we can minimize the impact and also putting money into research to find a cure. that is what the diabetes caucuses all about advocating for treatment and research. >> host: and giving your description it is not preventative? >> it is not. we don't know what triggers the onset but type two diabetes is preventable the type one we are focused on idiocy the treatment right now is to have the same complications with the bionic pancreas encapsulation for the best and brightest are finding
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ways to encapsulates it themselves to eradicate the disease we need to continue that research to support clinical trials into sign-on and she is getting ready to enroll in to another one. >> i saw you shaking your head yes? >> what we really want is to make people aware there is research on going to improve the lives of people of spokespeople type one and tied to and one of the great things about having stephanistephani e now here to advocate that they understand when they hear these stories with a difference they can make to
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be out there advocating. >> coach was trained by a correctional facility in kansas and michael dedicated almost one year of his life in the facility to be a coach michael said this is the first time he thought he could do in the benefit to share our story we need more correctional facilities that allow them to be trained because the cost in incredible amount of money so the savings is passed on in we need more correctional facilities just as he shared the book to a new correctional facilities have signed on. ultimately the barrier for more jobs and families is training. we have training programs up and running. >> does it help to have an advocate who happens to be a u.s. senator as well? >> she gives us so much
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inspiration and has sought -- held the bar high so right after elie was diagnosed in had the opportunity to read learn about the research trials she said sign me up how that is a testimony from her grandmother. . .
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instantly my life became about everything i could possibly do keep her alive. one miscalculation could send her into a seizure. this is the kind of thing you'd never get a grade from and there's no reprieve in learning what it takes to keep her healthy and was alive -- and the lab is my primary focus. i'm traveling right now with the book and every night i worry. has he had enough sleep so he can do his job? is my husband's alarm set so you can make sure she's fed properly. she is 16 getting ready to learn how to drive getting ready to go to college is so the idea of more independent and living the life she needs to live as a healthy adult is terrifying for me. knin


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