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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Jordan Reeves | Seg. 2: Harry And The Potters

Segment 1: A thirteen year old with limb difference writes a book with her mom.

Jordan Reeves was born without the bottom half of one arm, and she's spent the thirteen years since then proving that she can do anything, "except monkey bars." She invented a prosthetic limb that shoots glitter and looks like a unicorn's horn and she's founded a nonprofit. Now she and her mom are out with a new book.

Segment 2: A Harry Potter-themed band takes on white supremacy.

In their new album Lumos, a band fronted by two Harry Potters (played by brothers Paul and Joe DeGeorge) has a political message for kids. The songs treat characters from the Harry Potter stories as models for budding young activists.

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Aviva Okeson-Haberman is the Missouri government and politics reporter at KCUR 89.3. Email her at aviva@kcur.org.