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Life with the Afterlife with Amy Bruni

Air Dates: February 15-21, 2021

Everyone has a ghost story—a personal family experience, something that happened to a friend, an uncle, or even ourselves.  Amy Bruni tells us that sometimes these stories are comforting and sometimes they are not, but there is a lot we can learn from them.

Bruni is a paranormal investigator and co-star of the Travel Channel’s hit show, “Kindred Spirits,” and previously appeared on “Ghost Hunters.”  She is the author of “Life with the Afterlife: 13 Truths I learned about Ghosts,” which has received critical acclaim, including from The New York Times.  In her book, Bruni shares insights from her years of experience with the spirits of the dead, those who encounter them, and the thirteen truths that guide her approach to the supernatural.  From both her experiences with those who are haunted, and the spirits not yet departed, Bruni emphasizes connects us as people, in life and beyond.  She is also the founder of Strange Escapes, a paranormal excursion company that guides guests around some of America’s most notoriously haunted destinations.

“Story in the Public Square” broadcasts each week on public television stations across the United States. A full listing of the national television distribution is available at this link. In Rhode Island and southeastern New England, the show is broadcast on Rhode Island PBS on Sundays at 11 a.m. and is rebroadcast Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. An audio version of the program airs Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. ET, Sundays at 3:30 a.m. & 11:30 p.m. ET on SiriusXM’s popular P.O.T.U.S. (Politics of the United States), channel 124. “Story in the Public Square” is a partnership between the Pell Center and The Providence Journal. The initiative aims to study, celebrate and tell stories that matter.


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