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LIFE IS A CHALLENGE

道徳ドキュメント~人生はチャレンジだ~ [NHK]

Life is a Challenge is a series of educational documentary programs targeted at 10 to 15 year-olds. Real-life stories about facing challenges and overcoming difficulties will get young viewers to think about their own choices in various situations. Each episode focuses on people who continue to work towards their dreams. Their determination and achievements reflect the true meaning of "Never giving up".

SERIES Never Say Never

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あきらめたことをあきらめない [NHK]

|Length : 15min. |Year : 2014

Hiromi Tatsumi lost his ability to move his legs as a result of a tragic snowboarding accident. When his life in a wheelchair began, he never imagined getting back on the slopes again. However, one photo would change him forever. This episode looks at how Tatsumi became able to snowboard again, and how he continues to expand his activities with the support of his family and friends.

SERIES Heidi’s Gift

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ハイジがくれたもの [NHK]

|Length : 15min. |Year : 2014

Sayaka Kishi’s dog, Heidi, is a hearing dog. Heidi responds to sounds such as cell phone rings and cars, and alerts Kishi who is hearing impaired by touching her. Kishi has faced many difficulties because of her disability, but Heidi changed her life and opened up her world. Now Kishi’s goal is to become a hearing dog trainer and spread awareness about the dogs. This episode follows the efforts of Kishi and Tara, the first dog that Kishi is in charge of training.

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