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Edward has been blind since birth. He talks with his Mum, Alison, about his future.
Pearly talks to Mum, Nancy, about where her family may have to move to find work.
Jim and June talk about their final resting place in the corner of a cemetery they love.
Colin and Liz discuss their long friendship based on a mutual interest in helping others.
Two contrasting stories of growing up in very different times.