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November 14th, 2014
10:15 PM ET

American Journey: Boston Marathon survivor's breakup letter to her leg

Rebekah DeMartino has endured 17 surgeries on her leg since she was severely injured in the Boston Marathon bombing. The 27-year-old made the decision to have it amputated this week. She posted a breakup letter on Facebook, wishing her leg the best, but saying she would be cutting it out of her life for good. Anderson spoke with Rebekah and you won't soon forget her courage, positivity and sense of humor.

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November 7th, 2014
10:17 PM ET

American Journey: Fort Hood shooting hero

Army Major Patrick Miller was sitting in an office last April at Fort Hood when he heard gunfire and ran toward the danger. Maj. Miller was shot two inches below his heart. As he fought to survive, Maj. Miller fought to keep the shooter out of the office and he protected those around him. Maj. MIller spoke with Poppy Harlow and described the moment he first confronted the shooter saying "when you see someone in the same uniform as you, the same American flag again on the right shoulder, my thought was to protect them."
October 10th, 2014
10:45 PM ET

American Journey: Anthony Bourdain goes in search of his roots

Anthony Bourdain travels to Paraguay for the latest episode of “Parts Unknown.” He discovers not only some amazing food but also a family secret. He sat down to discuss it with Anderson.

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September 12th, 2014
09:53 PM ET

American Journey: Sign of the times

What does your signature say about you? A new exhibit looks at how everyone from presidents to pop stars signed some of their most noteworthy documents. Check it out with Tom Foreman.

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August 29th, 2014
09:56 PM ET

American Journey: HopeCam

It is a side-effect of cancer that is often overlooked: social isolation. It wasn't ignored by Len Forkas when his son Matt was battling leukemia at the age of nine. To help him fight the loneliness, he used a web cam to reconnect his son to his friends at school. Today, both Len and Matt are using their charity HopeCam to help kids fighting cancer stay connected. Randi Kaye has their story.

Click here to learn more about helping HopeCam

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August 22nd, 2014
10:42 PM ET

American Journey: Starting a business amid the chaos in Ferguson

Opening a new restaurant is tough even in the best of circumstances, let alone in the middle of raging street protests. Ed Lavandera introduces us to Charles Davis who opened the Ferguson Burger Bar the day before Michael Brown was killed and kept it open through all of the chaos that followed.

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August 15th, 2014
10:05 PM ET

Images of racial tension: Then & now

The violence in Ferguson is just the latest eruption of racial tension in the U.S. For some, it is bringing back memories that date back decades. AC360 is taking a look back at some of the most striking images from the civil rights movement of the 1960's through the protests that followed the shooting of Michael Brown.

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July 11th, 2014
10:55 PM ET

American Journey: John Walsh is back on 'The Hunt'

John Walsh's new show 'The Hunt' premiers on CNN this Sunday. It's the latest chapter for a man who as the host of 'America's Most Wanted' is credited with helping law enforcement capture more than 1,200 fugitives and locating more than 60 missing children. Anderson looks back at the murder of Walsh's son Adam that started his journey and changed the way crimes against children are investigated and punished.

John Walsh explains to Anderson why he decided to 'saddle back up' for 'The Hunt.'

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June 20th, 2014
11:14 PM ET

American Journey: Woman sees parents two decades later

It's been years since one New York woman left her town filled with poverty and violence in Honduras to emigrate to United States. She hasn't seen her parents for nearly two decades - until now. CNN's Rosa Flores reports on their reunion.


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June 6th, 2014
09:56 PM ET

American Journey: Veterans share their memories of D-Day

On June 6th, 1944, soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy. For many of the veterans who are alive today, their memories of D-Day are still fresh 70 years later. They shared their stories in their own words.

We also wanted to share President Roosevelt's words as he addressed the nation about the D-Day invasion.

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