For the last few months, Nick and I have been working on a special assignment for the Bush Foundation, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Together, we dug into dusty archival boxes, burned through our cell phone minutes, interviewed more than 100 people in Minnesota and the Dakotas, and traveled to meet fascinating physicians, artists, tribal leaders, deep thinkers and do-gooders, all of whom have benefited from the foundation’s philanthropy. Chuck Olsen and the crack team at VidTiger are hard at work creating a series of video profiles of the people we met along the way, but here’s a lovely glimpse of one of the most entertaining interviews we did, with Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, of Minneapolis’s amazing Ragamala Dance.

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Stay tuned for more exciting developments, including this three-way interview I really can’t wait to see on film:

One of these kids is doing his own thing, one of these kids is not the same...

One of these kids is doing his own thing, one of these kids is not the same…

 

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