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6/26/2018: Border Children Trauma; Affordable Housing; Moveable Feast; 'Lemoncurd'

David J. Phillip
Associated Press
President Trump's zero-tolerance policy left the CBP struggling to process the number of people it detained — and the agency says it will temporarily stop turning immigrant parents over to prosecutors. Here, a mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-ye";

Tuesday on First Coast Connect we spoke with Dr. Jeff Goldhagen, Professor and Chief, Division of Community and Societal Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville on the trauma children are experiencing after being taken away from their parents at the U.S./Mexico border (01:09).     

We heard about the problems of finding affordable housing on the First Coast with Ability Housing President and CEO Shannon Nazworth (26:24).

Our latest Moveable Feast segment featured Chef Scott Alters onRue St. Marc (46:00)

We spoke with producer Drew Brown and star and creator Laura Mauldin about their locally produced mockumentary Lemoncurd, which is about a woman who wants to produce her own cooking show. It’s available on YouTube (49:50).   

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.

Kevin Meerschaert has left WJCT for new pursuits. He was the producer of First Coast Connect until October of 2018.