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November 17, 2013

Cross-Disciplinary Solutions and Small Infusions of Cash Spark Innovation

Mark Peterson/Redux

A theater group called Outside the Wire got financial support from PopTech to stage a performance to help residents of Joplin, Mo., heal from the devastation of a deadly tornado.

The Theater group Outside the Wire uses drama to help people confront harrowing, deeply personal issues. Through its staged readings of ancient plays about war, for example, soldiers are given a forum to talk about the psychological toll of combat.


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