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PBS honors veterans with troop greeter doc and interactive project

In honor of Veterans Day in the U.S., PBS will air Aron Gaudet's documentary about troop greeters in Maine, The Way We Get By. It is the film's television debut.
November 11, 2009

In honor of Veterans Day in the U.S., PBS will air Aron Gaudet’s documentary about troop greeters in Maine, The Way We Get By. It is the film’s television debut. Additionally, ITVS and PBS have teamed up on a website inspired by the doc, the Returning Home project. People are encouraged to get interactive and can show their support of the troops by adding to a mosiac of images, stories and videos.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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