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PITTSBURGH 360°

December 8, 2011

In this episode, Michael Bartley profiles the family of a young leukemia victim whose spirit and determination live on, years after her death. Tonia Caruso takes viewers on a tour of the Sarah Heinz House which has been giving Pittsburgh's young people a place to go and grow for more than a century. And our cameras go behind the scenes of a singing competition where the winner will get a chance to perform with the Pittsburgh Opera.


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In this episode, Michael Bartley profiles the family of a young leukemia victim whose spirit and determination live on, years after her death. Tonia Caruso takes viewers on a tour of the Sarah Heinz House which has been giving Pittsburgh's young people a place to go and grow for more than a century. And our cameras go behind the scenes of a singing competition where the winner will get a chance to perform with the Pittsburgh Opera.


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