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My Soul Drifts Light Upon A Sea of Trees

Heinrich Dahms
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After losing two friends and an uncle to suicide, Zen priest Itettsu Nemoto made it his life’s mission to support those struggling with depression and suicidal behavior. My Soul Drifts Light upon a Sea of Trees follows three of the hundreds of people Nemoto has counseled as their lives are transformed by his holistic, community-based approach to suicide prevention.

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Saving Mes Aynak

Brent Huffman
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Afghan archaeologists and villagers fight to save the ancient Buddhist city of Mes Aynak, one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of recent times, from destruction by a Chinese copper mine.

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The Sweet Requiem

Ritu Sarin, Tenzing Sonam

Dolkar, a 26-year-old refugee from Tibet, leads an enjoyable, promising life as an independent woman in Delhi. But when she encounters a man from her past, long-suppressed memories of childhood escape from her native country put her on a newfound quest for meaning.

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