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Life Connected

Life Connected

Sharing the connections among Southern Californians       |       Sunday at 11PM on NBC4 News

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 05:08 PM PDT

Share Your Life Connected Story

Share Your Life Connected Story

Welcome to Life Connected. our new series chronicling the many ways in which people and communities across Southern California come together to inspire and support one another.

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 02:02 PM PDT

Formerly Homeless Foster Youth Graduates College

Formerly Homeless Foster Youth Graduates College

Growing up, Mich Hamlin would sleep next to a trash bin in Pomona, kicking away the leaves to make room for his family to sleep. Now, just three weeks ago, 23-year-old Hamlin graduated from college, joining the...

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 08:34 PM PDT

Former Gang Member Creates Charity

Former Gang Member Creates Charity

After spending his entire young life in and out of jail, former Rolling 20s gang member Skip Townsend decided he had enough and decided to turn his life around, and to help others do the same.

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 11:59 PM PDT

Summer Camp Brings Children to Retirement Home

Summer Camp Brings Children to Retirement Home

Pasadena senior citizens are being brought together with the younger generation through Camp Villa, a monthlong summer program.

Sunday, Jun 5, 2016 at 09:07 PM PDT

Educator Uses Positive Psychology to Inspire Student Success

Educator Uses Positive Psychology to Inspire Student Success

In nearly five decades as an educator, Metuka Benjamin says she has seen too many students with the potential to accomplish incredible things, but unable to flourish.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM PDT

Entertainment Executive Inspires Teens to Give Back

Entertainment Executive Inspires Teens to Give Back

An entertainment industry executive is inspiring students in a Latino working-class suburb of El Monte to succeed in life without forgetting to give back.

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