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The Story of Us | A Michigan American Portrait Special

The Story of Us: A Michigan American Portrait Special

Thu. May 13 at 9:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | It’s a story told by everyday people - in their own words - on their struggles, triumphs, and joys.In this PBS American Portrait special from WKAR, Michiganders share short stories about their lives, inspiring conversation about what it means to be an American today. A variety of selfie videos, photos, and comments provide a unique look into life in the Great Lake state.


  • Library of Michigan
  • Ele’s Place
  • MSU Broad Art Museum
  • MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee
  • Small Business Association of Michigan 


PBS American Portrait, a national storytelling project aligned with PBS's 50th anniversary celebration, invites America to participate in a national conversation about what it really means to be an American today. A digital first initiative produced by RadicalMedia, American Portrait begins as a platform for people to share photos, videos, and text submissions and capture the state and spirit of our nation.

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