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Stateside: Monday, April 24, 2023

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, known for her work during the FLint lead crisis, stopped in to give an update on the direct cash payments to pregnant mothers in Flint through the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Then, Barbara Bandon-Croft, author of the comic strip “Where I’m Coming From,” talked through her experience of being the first Black woman to be a nationally syndicated cartoonist. Then, an avian caretaker from Michigan State University gave us some information on the once-near-extinct Trumpeter Swan. To end the show, Zak Rosen talked with TV producer Aaron Kaczander about how to leave a voicemail.

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  • Mona Hanna-Attisha, pediatrician and director of the Michigan State University-Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative
  • Barbara Bandon-Croft, cartoonist of "Where I'm Coming From"
  • Marty Claus, editor at Detroit Free Press
  • Sara DePew-Baby, avian caretaker at Michigan State University
  • Zak Rosen, host of The Best Advice Show
  • Aaron Kaczander, TV producer
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