Down East 2013 ©
Nine groups of Salt Institute for Documentary Studies students went around the state this past winter looking for short stories to share. Part 8 looks at what makes Mainers jump into ice-cold water.
"Ever wonder what makes Mainers jump into freezing lakes in the middle of winter? Ben Grant and the surviving members of his family explain why." — Producers Smith Galtney and Megan Dietre
Salt Stories features the work of students at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies , a 15-week educational program training aspiring writers, radio producers, and photographers in the art of nonfiction storytelling.