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FRONTLINE | Close to Home: Sneak Peek 1 | PBS Upper East Side salon owner Deborah Bowles discusses the challenges she faces operating a small business in this tough economic climate. "Close to Home" airs Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings). Producer Ofra Bikel chronicles how the middle class is faring in this recession through the stories of the people who she's come to know at the hair salon she's frequented for the past twenty years. The film reveals the struggles of a small business owner to stay afloat, her sister's risk of imminent foreclosure on her Florida home, and the various clients whose lives intersect at this New York City salon—from well-to-do bankers to struggling actors, each with a story to tell about how they're getting by in these turbulent times. Watch "Close to Home" on air and online beginning Tuesday, October 27 on PBS (check local listings) and at
Length: 02:16


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