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FROM THE GROUND UP
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 AT 10 PM
EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS

Ten years after 9/11, five FDNY widows look forward with hope. Maureen created a foundation and group homes for autistic children. Una built a library. Andrea traveled to Rwanda to help thousands of that country's widows. Sally and her in-laws raised millions to help orphans and vets.   From the Ground Up airs Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 10 p.m. on Eight.

About Eight, Arizona PBS

Eight, Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture -- utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems. With more than 1 million viewers each week, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station's annual budget.

Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.