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Connections: Actor and activist Marlee Matlin on her journey to recovery


Oscar Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin will be the keynote speaker at East House's annual Hope and Recovery Luncheon in Rochester. We talk to Matlin about her own battle with substance abuse, and how we can help others. Matlin is now more than 30 years sober.

Our guests:

  • Marlee Matlin, Academy Award-winning actor, author, and activist
  • Greg Soehner, president and CEO of East House
  • Walter, individual who is living in recovery from addiction
  • Sarah, individual who is living in recovery from addiction

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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