/ Modified jun 12, 2014 9:49 a.m.

Arizona Spotlight for April 4, 2014

Visit a Beat Cancer Boot Camp; special prom for teenagers with cancer; a woman shares her experiences serving in Iraq; radio drama of "Dillinger's Last Love"

Featured on the April 4, 2014 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Visit a Beat Cancer Boot Camp, in which cancer survivors and their supporters in Southern Arizona have been getting physical and emotional support for a decade. Tony Paniagua talks with founder Anita "Sarge" Kellman about her changing role as the program begins to expand around the nation...

  • Between chemotherapy and hospital visits, it’s easy to forget that teenagers with cancer are still teenagers at heart. Vanessa Barchfield takes us to the Dream Night Prom, where young cancer patients can just have fun...

  • Learn about the lack of special treatment for female service members in Iraq, as "The Listening Project" presents Caitlin Ciima's true stories about life in uniform...

  • And, the radio drama series Tales of Tucson presents Dillinger's Last Love, a fictionalized look back at the famous gangster's time in Arizona, and a legacy that remained a secret for more than 80 years...



ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT airs every Friday at 8:30 am and 6:00 pm, and every Saturday at 5:00 pm, on NPR 89.1 FM / 1550 AM.

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