In part three of this video series, Carol Brown, age 85, shares thoughts on choosing a profession, living a satisfying life and building the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

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    First President of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
My twin brother, Allan Block, and I are the third generation in a family business that’s more than 100 years old. My grandfather, Paul Block, was an immigrant from East Prussia, and grew up, through his teens, in Elmira, New York. From age 10, he worked for a newspaper and learned how to…

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In part two of this video series, Betty Lane, age 80, shares her thoughts on life and work from her experiences with the Hill House and community.

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Cheswick, May 12, 2018: It happens about 10 minutes into the first half of the game between the Steel Hurtin’ — the A-​team of the Steel City Roller Derby — and the Chattanooga Roller Girls. Three big Chattanooga blockers, arms locked firmly together, are just about to smack Zorra, the tall jammer for the Steel Hurtin’, when…

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  • Sub Heading Just showing up with a clever name and a fancy outfit is not enough. Roller Derby in Pittsburgh has evolved into a serious sport that combines athleticism and strength with camaraderie and a tough-​girl attitude.
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