3rd Coast Cafe on WGN news...The Blue Mind Award 2016

How about something completely different from the divisiveness of politics?

We offer a short break now to remind ourselves what’s possible, that people CAN come together for a common cause.

This is a story about the importance of water in our lives, public swimming pools open to all, and the ripple effect a small Illinois town can have on the rest of the world.

WGN’s Steve Sanders picks up the story from there.

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Producer Pam Grimes, and photojournalists Steve Scheuer, Kevin Doellman, and Mike D'Angelo contributed to this report.