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A ROC Trailblazer Shares Her Story & Upstate Biz Impacts Haitian Economy this week’s Need to Know Rochester we look into a new book with a local connection.  It reveals personal experiences with race and gender discrimination, political victory and loss, and the importance of standing on faith. We’ll hear more from Rochester trailblazer Ruth Scott on her recent memoir.

Also on the show we learn about an upstate New York business working to stimulate economic activity in Haiti through cosmetics.

And a drama club at one local school helps kids with intellectual disabilities gain confidence on the stage and in everyday life.

Watch this Thursday at 8pm on WXXI-TV, Channel 21.1 and Cable 11 or 1221.