Dear Sun Spots: I would appreciate it if you could please find out for me the title of the video that aired on PBS and which covered the Sept. 11, 2001, landing of thousands of planes in Newfoundland. It also told the story of how Newfoundlanders gave people hospitality by opening their homes to those stranded travelers. Thank you very much for your time in looking into this for me. – Mary Roy, Lewiston.

Answer: The video you speak of is called “Stranded Yanks: A Diary Between Friends.” It is scheduled to re-air on Maine PBS at 10 p.m. Sept. 11. You may also be interested in the airing of “9/11 – Clear the Skies” which covers what was going on in the control towers Sept. 11, 2001. That will air at 9 p.m. prior to the Stranded Yanks video. You should also note that Maine PBS will be showing many 9/11 related programs and documentaries that entire week and you may want to check your TV schedule for details.

In addition, if you’d like to purchase the video you can do so by calling KCTS who distributes the tape, in Seattle, Washington at (800) 937-5387. The cost, including shipping, is about $25.



Dear Sun Spots: The Sexual Assault Crisis Center is publishing a newsletter created by survivors of all forms of sexual assault, including childhood sexual abuse. This publication is a forum for the voices of survivors of sexual assault and abuse to share their feelings, thoughts, memories and insights. The next edition will be published in October.

Let your voice be heard through your submission of short essays and stories, poetry, black and white photographs and any other original works by survivors and their supporters. Submissions must be received by September 15, 2003 and must include the name and contact information for the author/creator. Please note that we reserve the right to edit submissions as deemed necessary for space and content reasons. While acknowledging possible confidentiality and safety concerns, every effort will be made to contact authors/creators whose work is edited.

Please include information regarding the safest way to leave a message should we need to contact you with editing concerns. Submissions without name and contact information cannot be considered. However, you may specify that you wish to identify yourself with first name or initials in the publication. Please send mail to the Sexual Assault Crisis Center, P.O. Box 6, Auburn, ME 04240. To find out more information about this newsletter, please call Sarah at SACC (207) 784-5272. – S.L.W., Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: In response to a letter from Mike looking for a Marlboro cookbook Aug. 26: We here at Artios Books are a used bookstore in Auburn with 55,000 books on our shelves and a book locating service. We recently sold the book he was looking for but researched finding 121 matches of this book worldwide for as low as $17.95, which is a hard copy in very good condition with excellent dust jacket. We are able to search world wide and can usually have the book in our store in about two weeks. We are located at 180 Turner Street, and have been here three months. We are open six days a week and can be reached at (207) 786-4007. Thank you. – Sue Cutting, Auburn.



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