May 03, 2007 — A conversation with Michael Berube, author of Life As We Know It, a personal history of parenting a Down syndrome child. Born with Down syndrome, Jamie presented his parents and older brother a range of challenges, personal and political. The narrative of Jamie's life offered by his father Michael is intimate, inspiring, and informative. We see Jamie emerge at his own pace "into a vivid and indelible creature with a sense of humor." We also witness the emergence of his parents as adept and savvy advocates for their son and for the rights of people with disablities everywhere against an indifferent health care system and unresponsive government officials. Chris Robinson hosts.