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>> hello and welcome to the "journal." yes a in berlin and distillate e business news. >> after a long delay is it, new talks with germany. people flee the of volcano. and another record high for goals as concerned about global economic growth continues. hello and welcome. in germany, a controversial
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shipment has arrived five years -- five days late. the arrival has been repeatedly delayed by protesters. the government said 20,000 police officers to get the shipment through. -- sent 20,000 police officers. >> the container finally rolled into the gates at 9:50 this morning. the police said they were satisfied by the way it was accomplished. >> they brought the delivery safely. >> early on tuesday, police removed the last of the 3000 protesters who had blocked the road for 45 hours. greenpeace activists managed to delay the shipment by 11 hours after they cemented themselves in a delivery truck.
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>> and we did not come here to break any sporting records. it is as serious issue. we wanted to put pressure on the government. i think we did that well. >> the 23 tons of radioactive waste may have made it to their destination. but the protest may have strengthened the anti-nuclear movement. >> this has been galvanized by the government's recent decision. the move increased the pressure to find a permanent storage site for nuclear waste. much of it may be shipped to russia. this only added to the controversy. >> this weekend, disputed transport of radioactive waste was not the last, and germany still do not have a permanent site for the unwanted cargo. now there are suggestions that it may be sent to russia.
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>> this is very dangerous freights. we have to make it clear to the government they have to halt their plans. >> reno that there have been offers from russia to use siberia -- we know there have been offers from russia to use siberia, but not according to german safety standards. that is not responsible. germany has to dispose of its own nuclear waste. >> the environmental minister has not commented, but it is said that he is also against storing radioactive waste in germany. >> he says it is also irresponsible to talk about nuclear waste transport to other countries. that does not make sense. >> currently the government will have to deal with questions and in the coming months. ed >> u.s. president barack obama and the president of
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indonesia have launched a comprehensive partnership between their two countries. obama arrived on the second day of the 10-day tour of asia. the plan is to boost investment and cooperation between the two countries on climate change and combating terrorism. obama will make a speech at the university of jakarta, and which he is expected to reach out to the world. they fear for the safety of missing children. deadly debris and gas clouds have left hundreds of thousands without homes. >> painting, praying, and listening to stories. the children in emergency shelters are seeking distractions to keep them occupied in their temporary new home. >> i am it very happy, as they
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are teaching us many things we would learn in our schools. >> , 280,000 are taking -- almost 280,000 are taking refuge and in the temporary shelters. no one knows how long they will stay. the volcano has been spewing ash for two weeks. the eruptions have claimed 240 lives and injured others. and in jakarta, there are only 10 beds per burn victim. not enough for all the people injured by the hot ash and steam. >> most of the patients have a furnace -- have burns, but their lungs could also be damaged. >> the error in the region is toxic. authorities have called the 20- kilometer radius a danger is done. fearing further eruptions, many
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are fleeing. many have been trying for days to get passports. >> three months after pakistan was overwhelmed by massive floods, aid or to reject aid organizations say they depend on outside help. so far, only one-third of the necessary amount has been pledged. >> residents of this village in northwestern pakistan are hopeful as they prepare their emergency quarters for the winter. they have been living outdoors since the summer floods. now there are plans to build several hundred new homes. a delegation from the european commission have come to see the model project. >> considering the magnitude of this disaster, it is very important we not just stand by and do nothing. now we have to take action. the commission has allocated 150
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million euros for humanitarian aid. that is unique. >> massive flooding in august submerged of theft of pakistan's territory. it parts of the sindh province are still under water. many are disappointed with the government and the international community. >> we have not received anything we were promised. nobody has come here to help us, including the government. >> several million hectares of agricultural lands are no longer available for farming, driving food prices higher. the recovery will take a long time. >> skeptics often criticized the european union as a top- heavy waste of money. the bureaucracy is quite small considering the number of citizens it represents. it does appear there is room for improvement when it comes to
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spending money. for the 16th year in a row, the european court of auditors has refused to sign off on the budget, citing continued irregularities. >> the european union's agricultural subsidies consists of nearly half of the year rose at the organization's disposal. often, more acreage is calculated and there is. farmers got more money than it necessary last year. >> we are gaining funds, and by the authorities for making payments. >> while the european union is theoretically responsible for the budget, many payments are made by member states who fail to account for the spending. this system allows plenty of opportunities for fraud. alast year, 5% of funds were
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distributed falsely. it was twice that in the year before. >> we are quite shocked that to a high extent there are no consequences in fields where there is a continuation of errors. >> similar practices are followed and in the distribution of development aid where there is often inadequate expertise. there are still too many irregularities 16 years after the auditors' first critical report. >> irregularities. a lot of money. >> right. the european union imposing fines. 800 billion euros. that is how much british airways is being defined. other airlines are being fined for fixing freight prices. airlines on both sides of the atlantic were raided. they are accused of forming a
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cartel that set fuel surcharges for freight transport. >> european shares rose to their highest level in two years. there's a strong company earnings reports. the federal reserve in the u.s. and pump more into the economy. we have this report from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> some people here on the floor cannot really believe it themselves. the run on equities is continuing. the dax posted another two-year high. there is interest in the shares. the of observing -- they are observing a continuing trend with fixed income investments in equities. they think that it allows for the value of their investments.
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one of the losers had a good quarterly results, but there was some debt, the traders said here. there was doubt that their profits could be sustainable in the coming year. >> starting with the close in frankfurt, the dax finished the day at 5787. the blue chips finished at 2890. the dow jones lower at 11,346. the euro at $1.38. the german panel of independent economic advisers -- the five wise men -- have been predicting smooth sailing. the panel promises firm growth next year. >> and german companies were
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producing in high gear most of the year. at the export-driven economy recovered from the global slump faster than most people were predicting. the government panel's figures support that. the panel says that gdp will expand this year following a deep recession in 2009. that forecast is slightly higher than the government's official forecast for the year. for 2011, the panel predicts growth of 2.2%. that was manifest in unemployment figures. the report said jobless totals will drop to less than 3 million next year. and it said the growth is being driven by increasing domestic demand, as well as continuing strong exports, especially in fast-growing markets like china and india. >> bold is near record highs as investors look for state -- gold
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is near record highs as investors look for it safe havens. we have more from this week's g 20 meeting. >> gold has never been worth more than it is now, at least when measured in u.s. dollars. it is thanks to this man, in part. former federal reserve chairman alan greenspan. it was he that slashed interest rates and kept them love -- low. that is when the gold rush began. in 2008, his successor ben bernanke cut rates again and gold is now selling for $1,400. some are asking if the record price may have less to do with the high value of gold than with the low value of the dollar. said chairman bernanke, not only is he keeping interest rates
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close to zero, he is printing more and more money. the world bank president has called for the introduction of a new gold standard, an idea rejected by many analysts. >> we spoke with an analyst and asked if the current gold prices spur worries about the state of the global economy. >> definitely come up reseat the detriment around the globe. -- definitely, we see the detriment around the globe. given the backdrop of an inflationary policy, and the flexibility of asian currencies, they fear the global inflation will pick up to a fast. and people will go to gold as a safe haven. you do not actually have alternative costs. as long as this remains, gold remains quite a good asset. >> the scandal astrakhan at
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bank hsh nordbank has been told to sack its ceo dirk jens nonnenmacher. he faces allegations that he used as security firm to spy on bank employees. >> hsh nordbank were not prepared to keep dirk jens nonnenmacher on any longer. he initially earned good grades for his efforts to stabilize hsh. but allegations of backstabbing on the board and illicit monitoring of employees have emerged. the allegations are being investigated by public prosecutors, as well as two government investigating committees. >> thank you very much. it is the second in a series of race-related shootings, and be
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criminal involved will stay in jail. the 38-year-old suspect is believed to have been involved in as many as 15 sniper attacks that targeted mainly ethnic minorities. one woman was killed and several were wounded. the protestant church and in germany has chosen and i knew had been shipped. he held the position as a caretaker function, and his predecessor resigned after being caught drunk driving. he read some 25 billion protestants' in germany. i new era in postwar german history. to mark the anniversary, the president, the premier, unveiled a thing as a bridge outside berlin. -- unveiled a new bridge oside berlin.
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>> he is a boy's grandfather. he wants to find out how his th i y are here. >> enjoys playing with other children very much. and he is very good at mental arithmetic. >> i think it is important for dialogue that the imam supports th a ebl us to have a etter dialogue with germans. >> i think it definitely carries moreeit with the parents of a turkish child. i'd think it is very important 20 imam -- i think it is very
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important win the -- when the imam is there. >> [speaking german] >> everyone happy? >> i think everyone is very pleased. it is great to do this. >> october 2010. the first phase of the imams for integration pilot proje is complete. ts ma from nuremberg will serve her community as a religious liaison after completing the course at the top h class. >> the main point was communication. it helped a great deal. > this imam agrees the course
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was worthwhile. y ntbuonill help. in to build bridges between turkish people and germans. -- i atoui bdg between turkish people and germans. >> but learning a german teivy alongside their regular pastoral duties takes a lot of effort. >> it is difficult. > ats fful >> is getting up early, traveling, then coming back, learning german until midday, speaking, and reading. it was all a bit difficult. but you do it. the imams are proud of their hiemts they find that the 10-month
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integration course has prepared them for their work in germany. > and that has been our in debt. we hope you enjoyed it. goodbye. -- and that has been our in- depth. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
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. i am janis edwards. this is bay area visser a we're on location where the br"úst cancer challenge will take place. we're talking with edrid elpp about his latest move and i we'll have bay area vista blast fromthe past. that's next. stay with us. 2u . i am janis edwards. this $i bay area vista. elba is here to talk about his latest film, takers. >> it is what we do for a living. we take. >> it is a pleasure to meet
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you, thank l'u so much. >> thank you for having me. 2>$t is our pleasure to talk with you. now, this particular genre with the whole gang really deals with the criminal mind and then people going ultimately against their instincts for this last job. >> uh-huh. >> what attracted you to this particular script? >> well, i wanted to do a film which is stylish and had an action element to it. i wantedded to play in that band of brothers typ"of story where it is against all odds. i have always been a fan of highest films, i italian job and all of those great films. i wanted to be a part of that. depth to it and a little bit of a story line with his family in producers a bunch of times on other films, and i was sort of a team player. >> speaking of that dynamic, your character has a sister who got a major problem, drug problem. >> yeah. >> and that really brings his
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focus away from that. 2 as an act or once you decided on this field did you have ever life you had to cut loose to keep your vision strong? >> no, no, no. i think with family in gordon's case, you know, i think his grafitas, the reason why he 2upt going for this was to make sure he could look after his sister and perhaps newerrish her out of her habit. in real life i don't have any brothers and sisters, but i would do that. i would work even harder to c"t my family straight if they needed that+ >> i am an only also. you're not spoiled, are you? >> i spoil myself. [ laughter ] >> that's a good thing. what was the dynamic like on set because yojsre working with tia, a lot of trained actors and chris brown and this was probably atund the time they were in the news because of criminal charges. >> yeah, yeah, there was none
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of that in our set, you know. we had avery closed, professional set. they're good open heart"b guys. they wear th"emotions their sleeves which is +dy they are so talented, and they were very open to the pros of film. chris brown and i made a film before and ti made films but not with me and we just had a great chemistry altogether. >> the family film with king. >> yeah. >> that's right. >> i know you have a couple of projecjz in development right now as well. as you look at the different genres, you have been on the office, you do tv and we see you in different roles and of !'urse with obsessed. any preference that you have? is one a favorite project of yours? >> one of the films, it is a very small independent film i did called legacy, and i am very proud of it for two reasons. one, because the performance i put into it is one of my best and favorites, and secondly, i was also an executive producer 'g this, so from the conc"htion
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i saw it was part of this, you know, and the legacy if you like. >> right. >> i am excited for people to see that film. >> you have that balance, and how do you deal with thethreb at this because it is one thing to focus on the work, úgd you're talking about the cam radry on set and seeing that and then there is the whole genre evolved where it is people want to know about your personal life and all of these things. how do you keethat pr$kate and separate so that it works for you? >> to be honest, i am not really that affected by it. i mean, unless it is journalists. when i walk down the street, i don't gerecognize thathad often. people always look at me and go aren't you -- no, no. >> didn't gi to school with you? >> right. i typically on camera and in real life look different, so don't get recognized that often. >> that's right. >> can we do it in three days? >> they ain't going o know what it them. >> nice you were using the accent with gordon. when you came to fam"on the
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wire people were shocked that you were a brit. between american culture and british culture, preferences? what suits you bestó >> i have embraced my british culture, the one that i know 2ost obviously and the american culture has em embraced m" and i exist in both and love both. it is great to be able to sort of visit the land and be a part of it and i am so proud etf. >> people will see tae"rs and especially young men. what would you like for them to take away as a lesson from this? >> there aren't any lessons in it per se. it is obviously a piece of entertainment for people, and if anything, if there is a lesson in it, i guess the story line of ghosts sort of greed and wants to come back for revery long, you know what i mean and sometimes in elle i's
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characters, he is like i don't trust this. ultimately you go with your heart, with your gut feeling, and i think that might be a lesson, whatever it is you want to do, go with your gut feeling. other than that, it is entertainment. ♪ [ music ] h . i am janist edwards. this is bay area visser a we're on location at the faith breast cancer challenge. tammi drummond is faith's step daughter. good to see you here. i am a founding member of friends of faith. i remember faith well. talk about your special memories of faith. >> faith was ijch a warm, loving person, and once she got not for herself but for other people and other women, and she
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immediately realized that even though she had a horrible disease she was blessed with the benefit of having really good insj)ance and having a loving family and her first thoughts were for the people who didn't have the benefiof those things which is how she ended up founding the friends of faith. >> yes, and when she came together, brought us together in media to bring awareness, we were all just amazed at her courage, and this walk is held in august because faith loved to party and this is her birthday month. >> that's exactly right. this is the kind of party that faith would húke loved. even though we have got wonderful, sunny bay area weather today. [ laughter ] 2> we still have a wonderful crowd and people are really very energized about being here. >> in terms of what friends '# faith does for raising money for stipends for women who are battling breast cancer, can you share a little bit about what this m"únt to different 2rganizations throughout the bay area? >> certainly i can talk to you about what it meant for some of the women who are the beneficiaries. i have spoken to several women
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who said that had it not been for their stipends, they would not be able to pay the rent. they would not have been able to keep the electricity on, and certainly right now when we have the state is cutting a lot of the moneys for detecáon, mammograms, to low income women, there have been major cuts. we also fund organization that is provide mammograms, and i think that's especially important this year because so many women, especially women under 50 now, are being told that they will have to wait until they're 50 to get a mammogram which is outrageous. >> absolutely it is. tammi, i want to taw so much for talking with us. thank you for the work you continue to do. what else would you like for people to remember about faith? i know i remember her bubbly laugh and in addition to her amazing dedicationnd fortitude. >> the thing i will always remember about faith is just her incredibly big heart and the way that she really was able to connect with people on a very personal level regardless of who it is or who
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it was. >> good to see you, tammi. >> thank you. >> enjoy the rest of the morning. [cheering] >> we are on location at the faith breast cancer challenge talking with caroline kemp. you knew faith well. can you talk about what happened in terms of the alcove named for her? >> we were really -- i feel personally fortunate i got to know faith as a wonderful, wonderful woman who never met a stranger as you know, and when she started on her journey after she was diagnosed, she knew that fund raising was definitely a part of what her goal was, and in her memory then we got to work with friends of faith and developed in other carol reed breast health center a beautiful alcove dedicated to faith and with one of my favorite pictures of paintings of her is in that area. >> it is a beautiful painting, and it is a wonderful quiet space with a beautiful light that reminds many of faith's
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licdt. when you are meeting women who are dealing with this deadly diagnosis and fighting for their lives, how does the carol ann reed center help them? what services do you offer? >> the carol ann reed breast health center is where all of the screening and early diagnosis and some early surgical diagnosis goes on, and it is built to give women a sense of peace and a sense of calm and when you hit the one juncture in the center that you're going back into the room, that's when you go through faith's place, and the lighting like you said, the carpeting, the seating, it is just made to make you capture your breath and relax and calm as you go through there. >> being out here today is an ansual tradition now. what does it mean for you personally? >> well, i have a little heart on that i got from faith that i know tomorrow is her birthday, and i have got my domain hat on
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because that was the champagne girl, so she is here today. she is. >> yes, with us in spirit. carolyn, thanks so much. >> okay. >> if you would like more information ab'jt the carol ann reed breast center, the information is on our screen and also on our website, bayareavista.com. [cheering] >> andée are back here on location at the faith friends breast cancer challenge talking with fern green whose company is partnering with olivia newton john to let people know about a product designed to help women become more comfortable with their monthly self breast exams. >> yes. >> explain what it is, first. >> this is an fda approved breast cancer screening device which élps with the receptors in your fingers and feeling things that are abnormal in your breast, and it helps for women to be more comfortable with a monthly self examination, so what we did here just as a demonstration,
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it is a sponge and we embedded a couple of grains of rice and if you feel on here, you can actually feel the difference and you can feel where there is a couple of little imperfections in there. you can feel the grains in there. >> that's right. >> what we're trying to do is make women become more familiar with their body. with the 200,000 or so cases that are found every year of breast cancer, only 10% of women are actually doing self exams a monthly basis. >> why is this easier than just feeling with your hands? >> because your fingers kind of block some of the receptors when you are trying to feel something i' it doesn't give you the sensitivity that you would have. with the gel and the patented material they have here, you can actually feel it with a lot more sensitivity, so this way companies and individuals can work with women and try to get them more familiar with their bodies and what -- breasts can
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have lumps and cysts in there, but what happens is when there is something that is different, something that wasn't there last month, it is an a-ha. there is a woman in our organization who with 39 years old, never had a mammogram done, and she is one of the women that had actually was working with us to launch this product, to use this and she detected something that didn't feel quite right. she went to her doctor. they did find that she had breast cancer. >> early detection is so important because they say that 90% of the time when it is found early that the chances of survival are excellent. >> absolutely. it is when you don't find it into the later stages that it can be devastating. when you can, you know, detect something different in the very beginning stages, it is wonderful, and for men as well, the rise in breast cancer in men has been increasing as dramatically as in women.
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>> this certainly is a beautiful product and for women i think probably for men. there will probably be a different design if they're going to promote them that way. it is increasingly important, and we want to encourage everyone to do monthly self exams. now, oh lift a newton john is a breast cancer survivor of a number of years. how did she decide this was something she wanted to make sure that others knew about? >> she was very -- she is very, very passionate about breast cancer. her own cancer was not detected in her mammogram, and she felt it, and she went back to her doctor and they did a needle biopsy and detected the cancer, so she wants to find that every woman in america or in the world is aware of their body and is using this device and using methods to become comfortable with their body and to try to get early detection and self awareness.
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>> thank you very much. for more information about liz geiger go to bayareavista.com. [cheering] >> we're here at the finish line at the faith friends breast cancer challenge and mico mark finished in record time. your first run for the race, congratulations. >> yes. >> high five on that. >> yeah, good time out there. it was so invigorating going around and thinking about the breast cancer walk and faith and the whole cause and everything and it just propelled my momentum really. i ran the whole way, and i don't run. that was really exciting. >> congratulations and thank you for coming out and supporting because that's so important. i know you supported friends of faith with many events and you do so much in the community. why is it important to you to do those things? >> it is important to not forget that there are so many people suffering otherwise. meanwhile i don't have breast cancer but i havehad people in my family die from breast cancer.
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it has been kind of like i won't say hereditary but it has been something that follows through my family line, and it is just something i want to support because i need a cure to be found so i can stop losing loved ones and relatives and people in general and there needs to be a cure found for this disease. >> absolutely. in terms of being out here today, you ran. you were propelled with the vision and the commitment and the hope that one day there will be a cure. you have seen a lot of people that you know, so what are your thoughts about the community coming together? >> my thoughts are we have to keep the momentum going. don't let the cause die. it is once a year we do this walk. we need to be giving contributions and keeping it at the forefront of our mind all year-round. this is something that's ongoing and if we don't keep a cause going we won't find a cure. >> great to see you. i mention she has been a guest on bay area vista.
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we're doing blast from the past. here a little bit of mic' singing ♪ [ music ] ♪ [ music ] ♪ [cheering] >> we're talking with cam moore. >> founding members. >> pam is the sixth annual -- what does this mean for you. >> i think our walk is growing. my team grows every year. i think it is not just because of the wonderful cause, and it is because of the spirit that faith left with all of us. you know that. >> yes. today seeing everything that is
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growing and talking about the cause, why is it important qr women especially to understand what we're doing? >> well, as you know as a mb of the board friends of faith supports women that don't have insurance or are under insured. in this economy things are tough and people are losing their jobs and losing their insurance, and they need the money that we raise more than ever. we support a number of organization who is c@ive grants. these are organizations on the front line helping women in need and we as you know also have our own emergency funds for women who are diagnosissed with breast cancer, so the cause lifts the spirit of everybody and wants makes them want to help and that's why you see them growing each year. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> you're part of the team today. as a man why was it important for you come out and support the breast cancer challenge. >> i met faith a couple of times. she was a wonderful woman. i think more importantly it is the goal of the organization which is to get awareness to raise awareness and to raise money to help people fight a
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deadly disease. i think it doesn't matter if you are a man or woman or none of that matters. it is a common cause. >> we're talking with shirley who is an independent producer for the internet and the interest of full disclosure she2 was my first boss. >> first boss. >> years ago and encouraged me to work on camera, so, shirley, great to see you. >> being? television it is great to come back here and see all of ese great people walking. it is just great to see them again. >> are you on pam moore's team. >> yes. >> why is it important? you see people you know but for you especially why did you come today? >> we have all been touched, mothers, sisters, brothers, husbands, everybody has been touched by this and so what we want to do is really raise funds, awareness, get people to
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have their exams, do things so that we !ún prevent this from going on, so we don't lose so many great people that we have had. >> it is a great reunion here at the faith fancheer breast cancer challenge. valley has returned and i met her when i was an intern so many years ago. this is your granddaughter. >> this is my granddaughter suzanna. >> hi, suzanna, how are you? >> she has walked. she has talked. she is tired, but she was here. >> why was it important for you to be here today. >> aside from faith as a long time friend, i have been in new york for 17 years, wasn't out here for the walks before, so i am now back. my husband's and i have relocated back to the bay area. this was an important community event and i am here. >> how is it being back in the bay area? >> itis wonderful. they say often times you have to leave home to truly appreciate it. i was 17 years in new york for
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cnn. it was great. i still do special reports for cnn, but being home is where i need to be right now, and doing financial literacy here is what i want to do. >> and financial literacy is key for people to say, well, valerie, how did you achieve your dream? seeing you on cnn. they know you started here. what was the key for you, for your success? >> i think it was that i was always looking forward. so often people have a rearview mirror kind of mentality, and they look at what could have been and what if and had i just done and my mom and dad always told me forward thinking is something you can bank on. now especially as this recession is hopefully easing and people are trying to right the ship ahead, they need forward thinking, not look at losses but look forward ♪ [ music ] ♪ celebrate good times, come on ♪ >> carolyn is a survivor of breast cancer, and we wanted to talk with you today. you call the survivors to the
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stage. can you share how many years it has been for you? >> eleven years for me as a breast cancer survivor. i was actually diagnosed before my daughter was diagnosed. she was diagnosed at age 35, and wh$&e i was taking care of her during her course of chemotherapy, i went in for an annual mammogram and i was diagnosissed. >> oh, my, gosh, that's hard. what that time must have been like for your family. >> it was a very trying time. i would say it was my greatest challenge in life. >> and now 11 years out and survivors honored here today, what would you say to encourage someone who is battling breast cancer? >> one of the things that i always tell women is that a diagnosis of breast cancer is not a death sentence. it does mean that you have to gear up for the battle of a lifetime, but on a day like today when you see so many
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other survivors, there is a 30 year breast cancer survivor here. there are survivors like that. it is encouraging. it means and it says to a woman newly diagnosed like the woman we met today, she meets someone like me, 11 years, someone like juana, 30 years, what an encouragement. >> yes. it is an encouragement. thank you so much for talking with. >> thank you. >> we look forward to your 30 year anniversary as a survivor. >> yes. >> and your cup runeth over. >> my cup runeth over. >> she knees no introduction but we're talking with ray kneel, founding member of friends of faith and my dear friend. good to see you, my dear. >> thank you, thank you. >> being out here today what, are your thoughts? >> i am thinking a lot about faith and what she meant to all of us and this communityand it is really important day now for me because my f'ther is five years breast cancer free, so it is an important day and
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means a lot. there is a lot of memories overflowing today, a lot of great memories of faith and a little sadness, you know, of course that she is not here and just feeling joyous that my mom has been able to weather the storm as she has with such great dignity. >> your mom sin credible, amazing, and she inspires us call. >> >> she is great. she really is. >> for you, obviously you knew faith well and you have been out in front with raising money ever since she passed. like you said, we reflect with sadness. as you have seen the women here today who have been impacted by this, what does it mean to you? >> it is just tremendous to see every year how this walk grows and it really kind of shakes you up a little bit. it is kind of renews your commit at some time this cause and because it is just so prevelant in our community. i mean, you think about when we +"re young and didn't hear about it that much and now everybody has been affected by it in some way, shape or form in their family and to see how
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many survivors we have, the increase in the number of you are vivers participating every year is tremendous, tbut really kind of knocks you into reality and shows you how much work we still need to do. the gathering of survivors today was awesome. >> it was. >> you want to talk about inspiration and it does renew your commit at some time keep fighting for this cause fxz. >> yeah, fighting so well as you do. of course we're glad to have you back. there was a little break. how has it been being back for you? >> it has been fantastic. i think the most -- the happiest person probably is my husband because i am i am now out of the house. [ laughter ] >> and i had an audience of one for so long, and it was him, but it is great to be back. it is great to reconnect with the listening odd expense great to be back and doing what i love. >> we love having you back. it is good to see you. what would you say to encourage other people dealing with careers in media? you grew up in the bay area. you had this vision. you started in radio as a
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second. >> uh-huh. >> and then started working on air. >> yeah, yeah. well, just stay persistent. be patient if you can. look into all kinds of opportunities. when i was coming up, you know, there was no internet media. there is lots of opportunity out there, and learn as many skills as you can. i know everybody wants to be on the mic or on the camera, but it is really important now a days that you everyone all the skills. >> absolutely. >> these days we have to do a 2ittle everything. >> good advice. >> if you would like to contact her we have the information at bayareavista.com. sign up for our newsletter there. >> the walk or run is over but the party continues at the faith fan chs kher frees cancer challenge. thanks for joining us for bay area vista and thanks for all you do to make the bay area the great place that it is. we look forward to seeing you next time.
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