Tag: documentary

Feb 26, 2014

The Great Outdoors and the Difference Between Loneliness and Solitude

The Great Outdoors and the Difference Between Loneliness and Solitude

Every couple of months, 68-year-old Ed Zevely rides into the Colorado high country to camp for weeks at a time—and he does it completely alone. Through thunderstorms, open meadows and treacherous passes, he finds his own patch of serenity. Far from the modern world, it’s a place where the only goal is to move…

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Jan 14, 2014

This Doctor has Spent the Last 22 Years Dressed Like a Homeless Person

This Doctor has Spent the Last 22 Years Dressed Like a Homeless Person

In 1992, Dr. Jim Withers, an internal medicine physician, began providing medical care to Pittsburgh’s unsheltered homeless population. He partnered with street-savvy formerly homeless individuals and dressing as a homeless person, began to make night time street rounds in the alleys and under the bridges of the city. From this initial outreach service other…

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