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John Whitfield, executive director of Blue Ridge Legal Services, told Legal Aid's story to a national audience during October 2012 on "The Story," a radio show produced by American Public Media. The interview movingly describes the clients and staff of Legal Aid and the pressures that they are working under. To hear it, go here and click play. 

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Civil legal information for the public