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Zero Waste with Bea Johnson
 
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Bea Johnson takes “reduce, reuse, and recycle” to an entirely new level. She brings her own bags and jars to the grocery store, making sure to only shop in what she calls the unprocessed perimeter of the store.
Views: 169889 CGTN America
What is the happiest job in the world? A panda nanny!
 
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Views: 1660979 CGTN America
Meet the voice behind 'Crazy Rich Asians' rendition of 'Yellow'
 
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The movie “Crazy Rich Asians” continued its dominance at the box office over Labor Day weekend. It was only the number one movie for the third week in a row, and surpassed $100 million. A lot of work went into creating this groundbreaking movie, including very specific music choices.
Views: 73848 CGTN America
New census brings to light Afro-Mexican heritage
 
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Underrepresented Afro-Mexican communities are working to change the Constitution to earn their basic rights like healthcare and education. CCTV America's Franc Contreras reports.
Views: 116883 CGTN America
Chinese teaching methods shock British schoolchildren
 
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Chinese teaching methods came as a shock to the class of British schoolchildren. Long days, strict discipline and listening without question.
Views: 152808 CGTN America
Female pilot becomes youngest captain of Colombian Airline
 
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It has been more than 100 years since Therese Peltier from France became the first woman to pilot an aircraft. Since then, many women have entered the aviation industry, but overall, their numbers remain small compared to men. Women represent only about six percent of the total world pilot population. In Colombia, one woman is not only breaking those gender barriers, but has also become the youngest captain at Colombia’s Avianca Airline.
Views: 701347 CGTN America
Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan in China
 
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Eld Al Fitr marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. In northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, over 20 million Muslims are celebrating the festival at over 24,000 mosques. In the capital city Urumqi, over ten thousand have gathered in one mosque for morning prayer. CCTV's Wu Guoxiu filed this report.
Views: 495772 CGTN America
Jack Ma honors long-standing Australian friendship with donation
 
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Alibaba founder Jack Ma donated $20 million to the University of Newcastle in New South Wales this month, to establish a scholarship program, and honor a longtime friendship. CGTN's Greg Navarro reports.
Views: 24343 CGTN America
Decluttered and healthy with Courtney Carver
 
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Minimalism is about living with less, simplifying your life, and finding happiness. But what about health benefits – can minimalism improve your physical body as well as your psyche?
Views: 45930 CGTN America
Adults who are living with microcephaly in Brazil
 
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The Zika virus epidemic in Brazil and Latin America brought new light to microcephaly, an abnormal brain condition that has been linked to the virus.It is suspected that pregnant women who contract Zika have a greater chance of having babies with characteristically small heads and neurological repercussions that last a lifetime. The condition, however, is not new and can be caused by genetic as well as environmental factors. Its symptoms and severity can vary greatly. CCTV America's Paulo Cabral reported from the city of Campo Grande.
Views: 165342 CGTN America
World's first solar airport is energy self-sufficient
 
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A 20-year-old International airport in the South Indian city of Kochi has become the world’s first solar-powered airport.The airport can now produce more than 50,000 units of electricity with its new solar plant, making it energy self-sufficient. The airport’s solar panels were made in China.CCTV’s Shweta Bajaj has more from Kochi.
Views: 89950 CGTN America
Into the Badlands producer, actor Daniel Wu breaks barriers for Asian actors
 
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Chinese-American executive producer and actor of Daniel Wu sees his new cable television show as a groundbreaking portrayal of Asian-Americans.
Views: 68502 CGTN America
How new solar technology is fueling China’s electric car industry
 
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To reduce global greenhouse emissions, China has announced it will stop selling cars powered by fossil fuels in the next 15 years. As many question how to charge the next generation of electric cars, the country’s booming solar industry is already providing answers. Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile http://america.cgtn.com/livenews Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews »» Watch CGTN «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FIOS - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
Views: 34124 CGTN America
World's largest fuel cell power plant located south of Seoul
 
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Fuel cells are a clean source of energy, usually mentioned in terms of hydrogen power cars. But the renewable energy source can also be used to power homes. For a look at the world's largest fuel cell power plant, CCTV's U-Jean Jung filed the report from South Korea.
Views: 9189 CGTN America
Ethiopia's $4.8 billion dam nears completion
 
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Ethiopia's $4.8 billion Grand Renaissance Dam is nearing completion. It is the largest dam in Africa and Ethiopia's flagship project. CCTV's Girum Chala filed this report.
Views: 74437 CGTN America
More Americans moving to Mexico after retirement
 
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As more and more baby boomers retire, many Americans are heading across the border to Mexico to spend the sunset of their lives. CCTV America’s Martin Markovits reports.
Views: 27069 CGTN America
Rich cultural ties between China and Peru
 
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Peru is the South American country with - proportionately - the largest ethnic-Chinese population. It also has a history with asia immigrants, stretching back more than 150 years. Experts estimate up to one-tenth of Peruvians could have Asian heritage. The descendants of those first immigrants have left their mark, especially in the capital's Chinatown. CCTV's Dan Collyns filed this report.
Views: 11727 CGTN America
Philippines builds second capital to relieve Manila
 
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In a bid to decongest Manila, the Philippines' government is building a new city in a former U.S. airbase just north of the capital. It is envisioned to be the most modern, sustainable and competitive city in the country. CCTV's Barnaby Lo reports.
Views: 66509 CGTN America
Peruvian Food Takes Hold in Spain
 
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Peruvian food has taken hold of Spain like no other new-world cuisine. Correspondent Gerry Hadden embarks on a culinary expedition through the streets of Barcelona.
Views: 38456 CGTN America
Chinese President Xi greeted at Mar-a-Lago by President Trump
 
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan are greeted by U.S. President Donald Trump and the first lady Melania Trump at Mar-a-Lago.
Views: 86391 CGTN America
Hyperinflation nation
 
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Imagine living in a country where the price of everything doubles every 18 days and where in one year, the price of anything can rise well above 1,200 percent. That’s been the recent reality for Venezuelans, whose economy has been ravaged by the fall in the global price of oil, declining productivity, and political turmoil. Stephen Gibbs reports from Caracas, on life in the midst of hyperinflation.
Views: 266191 CGTN America
Cause of MH17 crash by Dutch Safety Board
 
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The crash of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 was caused by the detonation of a 9N314M-type warhead launched from the eastern part of Ukraine using a Buk missile system. So says the investigation report published by the Dutch Safety Board
Views: 6836181 CGTN America
Drought-resistant plants making deserts in China green
 
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The day-to-day existence of some local populations in China is under threat from water shortages. The Chinese government said it's working for better protection of water resources and ecosystems, but the public has to get involved. CCTV's Han Bin filed this report of a woman trying to fight back against a tide of drought in the grasslands of Northern China.
Views: 43672 CGTN America
Exclusive: Interview with World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani
 
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Both the World Bank and the IMF have stressed that the Eurozone needs to speed up plans to support weaker banks across the region and to create a banking union. CCTV's Shraysi Tandon has an exclusive interview with World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani to discuss the global economic outlook.
Views: 23890 CGTN America
Martin Jacques on China's economy amid Two Sessions and US push for tariffs
 
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For more on China's economy and world trade, CGTN's Mike Walter spoke with Martin Jacques, the author of "When China Rules the World." Mike asked Martin how China could be even bolder in opening its markets to global investors.
Views: 4920 CGTN America
Mark Cuban: Uber, AirBnB Should've Gone Public Ages Ago
 
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CCTV America's Shraysi Tandon spoke with Mark Cuban, a billionaire investor and businessman who is also a film producer, author, TV personality and the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. She started by asking Cuban to talk about the growth opportunities for startups in emerging economies. see more at http://www.cctv-america.com/?p=101670
Views: 63016 CGTN America
A Recipe for a Simple Life
 
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While many are fervently in pursuit of “the American Dream,” Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus are advocating for something different – the individual dream. Not one filled with things, but experiences.
Views: 38551 CGTN America
Asians only minority group with high median income in U.S: Study
 
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sians are only the minority group in the US with a median income higher than that of the majority white population and a new study finds their wealth is on track to be tops too.
Views: 18905 CGTN America
The Heat: Author Martin Jacques discusses China & global issues Pt 1
 
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Martin Jacques has never been shy about sharing his views, whether as a columnist or editor of various publications, or as co-founder of this own think tank. And he’s no stranger to academia as well. A sought after lecturer, he’s currently a Senior Fellow at Cambridge University and a Visiting Professor at Fudan and Tsinghua Universities in China.  His book – “When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order” is now in its second edition.
Views: 23563 CGTN America
China supporting reconstruction of Nepal one year after earthquake
 
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April 25th is the first anniversary of the worst earthquake in Nepal’s history. Led by the prime minister, the nation is remembering the nearly 9,000 victims of the 7.8 magnitude quake. A ceremony was held at the ruins of the historic Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu. For many, it’s been a lost year without much to see for the $4 billion in aid pledged by foreign donors. Tourism, which previously accounted for nine percent of the national economy, has not recovered. China promised to give its full support to the reconstruction of Nepal after last year’s earthquakes. CCTV’s Hou Yun looks at what progress has been made. Read more: http://www.cctv-america.com/2016/04/24/china-supporting-reconstruction-of-nepal-one-year-after-earthquake#ixzz46n4KVORR Watch us live anywhere at http://www.cctvamericalive.com Follow us: @cctv_america on Twitter | CCTVAmerica on Facebook Watch CCTV America LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile www.cctvamericalive.com Subscribe to CCTV America on YouTube: CCTVAmerica1 Follow CCTV America: Twitter: @cctv_america Facebook: CCTVAmerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews »» Watch CCTV America «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FIOS - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
Views: 112610 CGTN America
Why do the people of the Nicoya Peninsula live so long?
 
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Costa Rica’s largest peninsula has one of the largest populations of centenarians on the planet with more residents who are over 80 than anywhere else earth. What’s the secret to their longevity? Correspondent Harris Whitbeck visits the people of the Nicoya Peninsula. He tells us why inhabitants of this lush location live such long lives. The number of people who live to be 100 years old or more is growing. This segment of the population is the fastest growing with more than 450 thousand of them living across the world. Experts say there are many factors that contribute to their longevity and recently they've started identifying key traits common to them all. Those traits have also been found in 5 distinct areas around the globe and two of them are in the Americas. Harris Whitbeck travelled to one of these so-called “blue zones” for "Americas Now." He spends time with residents and talks to experts on the subject of longevity. Check out his visit to this picturesque peninsula in Costa Rica where the centenarians of Nicoya are considered “living national treasures.”
Views: 21196 CGTN America
World Cup fever in Peru unites the country
 
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It hasn’t been since 1982 that Peru’s national team has played in the World Cup. Now that the moment is here, football fans have become super fans. And they’re going over-the-top in showcasing their excitement. The euphoria of loyal fans has led to retail madness as sales of football jerseys and wide-screen TV's have hit record levels. The big game also has some Peruvians - who have never even left the country – spending thousands of dollars to travel to Russia to see the 2018 World Cup. Correspondent Dan Collyns reports from Lima on Peru’s football fever. Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile http://america.cgtn.com/livenews Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews »» Watch CGTN «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FIOS - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
Views: 92465 CGTN America
A look into Brazil's luxury lifestyle
 
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Sao Paulo and Rio are Brazil's wealthiest cities. They are also the nation's most fashionable and feature the biggest concentration of high-end shops, eateries, cafes and clubs in the country. Americas Now Anchor Elaine Reyes, on location for the World Cup, visits some chic streets to check out Brazil's luxury lifestyle.
Views: 27152 CGTN America
Trump to stay extra day in Philippines to attend East Asia Summit
 
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U.S. President Donald Trump departed on his first trip to the Asia-Pacific, but announced a slight change in plans before leaving. CGTN's Jessica Stone reports.
Views: 219997 CGTN America
Nathan Sawaya: Art of the brick
 
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Nathan Sawaya is an award-winning artist who creates awe-inspiring, larger-than-life works of art out of LEGO bricks.
Views: 45702 CGTN America
Brian Petro: Found Object Artistry
 
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Brian Petro gives a new meaning to the old adage “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.” A dedicated artist, Petro is always on the lookout for items he can incorporate in his next work of art. He searches through abandoned buildings, and even dumpsters, to find objects that have been discarded or forgotten. Full Frame joined Petro on his search for treasure and learned how the artist’s unique work manifests the memories that can be found in the most unlikely of objects. Follow Brian Petro on Twitter: @BrianPetroArt
Views: 11396 CGTN America
How Daniel Wu balances body and mind with martial arts
 
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Chinese-American actor and martial artist Daniel Wu has performed in more than 60 films in Asia. His new U.S. show "Into the Badlands" was recently renewed, and he has a huge role in the film "Warcraft" that opens in theaters today. In this edition of Inside & Out, Mark Niu catches up with Wu as he prepares for the Hollywood grind by balancing body and mind. Studies have shown that martial arts can help improve concentration as well as reduce high blood pressure and stress.
Views: 69268 CGTN America
Saruhan Hatipoglu discusses the Norway economy growth and outlook
 
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CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Saruhan Hatipoglu, CEO of BERI and CGTN's Global Economics Analyst, about Norway's economic growth and its driving sectors.
Views: 3629 CGTN America
Mexico’s plan for a nationwide housing boom goes bust
 
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A housing scandal is affecting the lives of millions in Mexico. And with no electricity, running water, or trash removal many are deserting their homes. Back in 2001, it was hailed as a “miracle.” Millions of low-wage factory workers were promised new, affordable homes under an ambitious plan to launch a residential construction boom. It was set in motion by then-President Vicente Fox and the World Bank. Today, however, that “miracle” is being described as a social and financial catastrophe. Citizens in these now-troubled developments across Mexico are inflicted with daily hardships and hazards, according to a recent in-depth investigation by the Los Angeles Times. Correspondent Mike Kirsch recently toured one such region of broken homes and broken dreams in the northern Mexican state of Baja California. Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile http://america.cgtn.com/livenews Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews »» Watch CGTN «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FIOS - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
Views: 193774 CGTN America
German state prohibits female Islamic clothing in public institutions
 
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On August 1st, a state in southern Germany implemented a partial ban on the burqa and other pieces of traditional Islamic clothing. Women are prohibited from wearing them in some public spaces. CGTN's Natalie Carney reports from Munich.
Views: 401378 CGTN America
The Heat discusses AIIB and US allies
 
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Germany, France and Italy follow Britain’s lead in announcing plans to join a new, $50 billion China-led development institution that could rival the World Bank. Despite pressure from Washington, major U.S. allies have agreed to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, known as AIIB.
Views: 9915 CGTN America
The Heat: Author Martin Jacques discusses China & global issues Pt 2
 
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Martin Jacques has never been shy about sharing his views, whether as a columnist or editor of various publications, or as co-founder of this own think tank. And he’s no stranger to academia as well. A sought after lecturer, he’s currently a Senior Fellow at Cambridge University and a Visiting Professor at Fudan and Tsinghua Universities in China.  His book – “When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order” is now in its second edition.
Views: 11636 CGTN America
North China's Taiyuan will be first in country with only electric taxis
 
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North China's Shanxi province will be the first city in China with entirely electric taxis. CCTV's Hu Chao reports from Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province. he BYD E6, the new electric taxis in Taiyuan feature wider space leather seats, an LCD panel, GPS navigation, and a traveling data recorder. All other types of taxis are due to be scrapped and the city government has ordered that more than 8,000 electric cars to replace them this year. There are currently about 400 electric taxis in operation. In addition to using clean energy, the ride is spacious and quiet. But not all drivers are happy about the change. Some are concerned about the two hours it takes to charge the battery, the shortage of charging stations, and the cost of maintenance. The municipal government is determined however. More charging stations and waiting rooms for drivers are being built. Data from the new electric taxis are already being collected to make improvements. The provincial government has also signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the taxi maker, the BYD Company. The company is investing $2 billion yuan ($306,086,541) to build an industry base in Taiyuan. Many say it will help improve the local sluggish economy in this coal mining province.
Views: 9410 CGTN America
Thailand cave operation owes its success to over 100 international rescuers
 
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The operation to save the 12 boys and their coach in Thailand was delicate and difficult. It involved specialist, cave divers from around the world, using stretchers and face masks to get all 13 out safely.
Views: 9789 CGTN America
Andrew Weil shares the benefits of “true food”
 
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Andrew Weil is well-known physician and a maverick of medicine. Now, he is at the forefront of a restaurant revolution that seeks to combine nutritious food and fine dining.
Views: 39182 CGTN America
Mississippi China connection
 
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The Spring Festival tradition has spread worldwide. And nowadays, almost every major city in the United States has a Chinatown. But what isn't well known, is the Chinese diaspora to Dixie: that's a historic nickname for the U.S. Deep South.
Views: 2744 CGTN America
International students flock to affordable German university
 
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Germany has seen a 20 percent rise in American students in last three years, and its universities want more of them. The Technical University of Munich. The Technical University of Munich has been attracting more international students every year. CCTV’s Guy Henderson reports from Munich.
Views: 10564 CGTN America
Rare look into Hopi reservation shows tribe struggles and triumphs
 
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Of the 562 Native American tribes recognized by the U.S. government, some have prospered on their reservations, while many others have not. Correspondent John Zarrella was granted rare access into the Hopi reservation in Arizona, to explore the many issues threatening the Native American tribe.
Views: 15138 CGTN America
Tourist boom in Mexico’s Tulum
 
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Most countries favor investment in tourism because it provides jobs and stimulates economic growth. But there is a downside to tourism too. Take Mexico, for example. A tourist boom is bringing in big revenue. But it’s also bringing big threats to the environment.
Views: 33825 CGTN America
Brian Wilson: Bringing awareness to mental health
 
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American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, Brian Wilson, talks about his struggles with addiction and mental health issues.
Views: 10451 CGTN America