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A Quest for the Sea

January 21st, 2014 at 06:00 pm

This was a great documentary on free Hulu.

It's about how 10 modern-day Newfoundlanders try to live the lives of their ancestors in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. Back in the 30s, there many bustling little communities along the coastline as they made a living off the sea, fishing for cod until the fishing industry collapsed and everyone left for an easier way of life.

It was very interesting, just 4 episodes. There was the 14-year-old girl who was always somewhat petulant and not really embracing a phone-free life. I personally was amazed by the vitality and energy of a 75-year-old grandmother who held her own with the others doing a lot of hard labor for 62 days.

2 Responses to “A Quest for the Sea”

  1. Buendia Says:

    Totally my kind of show - I've just bookmarked it in Hulu!

  2. PatientSaver Says:

    I'd love to hear your thoughts on it after you see it!

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