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good morning. it is august 7th, 2021. welcome to "cbs this morning" saturday. taking a toll. hundreds of thousands of bikers gather in south dakota, fueling fears of a superspreader event. and with cases rising among the young, the debate rages over whether children should mask up in schools. >> cuomo under fire. already facing calls for his resignation over sexual harassment allegations, the new york governor finds himself in new trouble as one of his accusers files the first criminal complaint against him. who's watching? apple sparks a new debate over internet privacy. the tech giant says it is going to look into user's iphones and
other devices. what they're searching for and why the company says it's in the name of safety. solid gold. the u.s. men's basketball team takes the top prize at the olympics, while other american athletes provide a thrilling finish at the tokyo games. and fresh air, as skateboarding makes it olympic debut, we'll show you how the sport has gotten a foothold in japanese culture. but first, we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> today about 400 people will die because of the delta variant in this country. it's a tragedy. >> concerns of a potential superspreader event. 700,000 people are expected to attend the sturgess motorcycle rally. >> president biden skipping a victory lap after a strong july jobs report. >> my message today is not one of celebration. i want to remind us, we have a lot of hard work left to be done. >> one of governor cuomo's accusers has filed a criminal
complaint against him. his attorneys fired back. >> there has been no open-minded fact finding in this case. >> in northern california, the massive dixie fire has exploded into one of the largest in the state's history. >> i will not let this place burn. no way. >> reporter: thousands of people are evacuated in greece and turkey as raging wildfires show no sign of letting up. >> ladies and gentlemen, tan suit is back. president biden woke up this morning and thought, you know, yes, we tan. >> the tan suit. i'm sure you noticed. >> who do you think wore it better. barack obama or joe biden? >> and all that matters -- >> i would like to give a shout-out to my girlfriend. you know who you are. >> it's a wink from 12-year-old devon. smooth, devon. >> i like him. the player is a playa. >> yes. >> on "cbs this morning saturday." >> the dunk and the free-throw
coming. >> the gold medal game in men's basketball. it's always one of the marquee events of the olympics and kevin durant and team usa took on france. >> downed and di w b denied and gregg popovich leads them to gold here in tokyo. >> announcer: this morning's eye opener is presented by progressive, making it easily to bundle insurance. >> loved the player is the playa. the little league kid. >> and congrats to u.s. men's basketball game. >> although the game was on at 10:30 at night. >> too late for us. but kevin durant, man. >> i had to go to bed. to welcome all of you to the weekend. i'm michelle along with jeff glor and dana jacobson. this morning, we'll take you out west and up above it, too. this landscape along colorado's pike's peak inspired the song "america the beautiful ", and
also where a railway is taking americans to catch an historic view. how this historic train got back on track after an extensive three-year renovation. and to the other side of the country and more amazing history. the tiny town of fliplymouth, vermont, is where a president was once sworn into office and where his office was the creator of a prized location tradition. how they have brought back that cheese into production. and then we'll go to st. louis for another dairy product. it's got a thoroughly modern twist. the ice cream at this st. louis shop is getting plenty of buzz, and not just for the kick of liquor blended inside some flavors. clementine's is one of the best when it comes to the sweet treat of summer. well get a taste and hear how the founder left the corporate world behind to follow her dreams. >> i think we have a theme here. and we will go to los angeles for some music from grammy winner lucas nelson and
"promise of the real." their new album has been fwhurnl for the past six weeks. we'll hear some songs in our saturday session. that and so much more is all ahead. but first, there are concerns thirnbout a big summer surge of the coronavirus, as the highly contagious delta variant drives the nation's infection rate higher. debates over mask mandates are heating up, as schools reopen in some parts of the country, and more unvaccinated children are getting sick. the center for disease control says 50% of adults in the united states are now fully vaccinated. the armg cverage case count of coronavirus infections has soared over 102% over the past two weeks, all of this as thousands of bikers cop verge whole hog on the tiny south dakota community of sturgess in the black hills for the annual ten-day sturgess motorcycle rally. mola lenghi is there with more. mola, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dana. here in south dakota, new covid
cases jumped nearly 70% in the week leading up to this rally. of course, that comes at a time, like you mentioned, when the delta variant is quickly spreading across this country and, too, when those large summer gatherings, the concerts, the festivals, and this bike rally that's expected to draw more than half a million people into these streets ind thit, co superspreader event. >> if you're a biker and you cannot make it down here to sturgess, you have missed out. >> there are two kinds of bikers, the ones that are on their way and the ones that are here. >> reporter: ceremondaniel ains the city manager of sturgess, population 7,000. >> considering the pandemic, what considerations were in
mind? >> yeah, no, that's one of the reasons we're looking at open container. >> reporter: this year, people can drink on the streets to avoid crowded bars. does the covid thing worry you at all? >> no. i haven't been worried at all. not since day one. >> reporter: vaccinated, not vaccinated? >> nope. not vaccinated and not getting vaccinated. >> reporter: the big gatherings along with county and state fair comes as schools set to reopen. in a few places, parents against masks are taking a stand. yet, covid cases in children are rising. more than 71,000 reported last week. eight states have banned districts from requiring marvegs in schools. yesterday, a judge in arkansas ruled the ban cannot be enforced, but illinois and new jersey became the latest states to mandate masks for k-12 students. >> i have to ask, why wouldn't we send our kids to school with a mask on? >> reporter: louisiana's governor has good reason to want masks. the state is ranking number one in the new delta-driven covid
surge. >> we're the number one state. that's not a distinction we want to have. and quite frankly, it's not even close. the number two state is florida. >> reporter: in fontana, california, high-tech temperature readers are rapidly checking 2,200 students a day at the high school where sandra hernandez is a senior. >> i saw other people getting vaccinated and i thought, maybe it's a good idea. >> reporter: united airlines announced yesterday, vaccines are mandatory for its employees to work indoors or onboard. and in the san francisco bay area, according to a survey just released, 43% of companies are mandating employees be vaccinated. >> reporter: this rally provides a critical economic boom for the state, for the region, as well as this town, but there are health considerations, of course. but, you know, the state vaccination rate here in south dakota is right around the national average. and there are currently only 13 covid hospitalizations here. so as you can imagine, michelle,
health officials are encouraged by those things. >> all right, mola, thank you so much. well, here to talk about issues raised by the sturgess rally and other pandemic developments is cbs news chief medical correspondent, dr. jon lapook. thanks for joining us. i wanted to start with this argument that the death and infection rates are so low, such a small percentage of our population that they don't warrant mask mandates or vaccines. isn't what's at stake here the health care system at large. doctors, staff, nurses, ppp. you were telling us it's harder now than it was a whole year ag ago. >> this last week, i have spent hours every single day answering questions from people. in a way, it easierychogicallya we sta home de anyt. weere down. now the questions are, can i go to a wedding, a restaurant, a ball game, indoor, outdoor,
masks, kids, i have a trip to iceland. >> what do you tell people? >> so big picture, a year ago from now, much better. a year ago, i was wearing a mask outdoors. now, i know if i'm distance from people outdoors, i'm fine. it's like infinite dillution out there. in terms of the nitty-gritty what you do indoors, it depend where you are and what your risk tolerance is. if you go in a place which is hot and you go indoors and you're vaccinated, remember, the advice back in may was you didn't have to wear a mask, right? back then, delta was 1%. and we thought if you did get a breakthrough infection, there wouldn't be a virus in your nose in order to spread it to someone else. now it's more than 90% delta. we know from the outbreak in provincetown, you can get a
breakthrough infection and have enough to probably spread it to other people. you have to make thedecision, with okay, where am i? if i'm at home with somebody who is immunocompromised or somebody under 12 who can't get vaccinated yet or somebody older, i could potentially get infected there and bring it back to them. so wear the mask. >> can we talk about that group? right now the largest group is vulnerable involuntarily, because they can't get the vaccine. that's kids under the angge of . when does that happen? >> we think that will happen probably some time in september. and the issue of kids -- we'ree lu evolutionary wider to protect kids. a person will go in the street and risk their life to protect a 5-year-old from getting hit by a car, who they don't know. and yet somehow we're not coming together and rowing in the same direction in order to protect kids under 12. you're right, they can't get the vaccine yet. we have to do extra steps to protect them.
>> and one of the extra steps, whether you call it a supplemental or booster shot for immunocompromised. where are we where we might see that yet? >> the fda is not waving me off t that i floated that next week we may get advice about people who were immunocompromised, whether they store get ano idhe immunocompromised, for example, you've had an organ transplant, you may not have as robust as an immune response. and we're showing that those people, in fact, probably do need to get another shot. so stay tuned. pretty quickly. >> very quickly, we've got to go, but the latest numbers show that 18% of the population will not get a vaccine under any circumstance. if 18% of the population does not get vaccinated, can covid be beat? >> absolutely. because we beat epidemics before there were vaccines. it was called getting infected, right? this is so infectious, if you don't get a vaccine, two things will happen, you will get a
vaccine or get covid. >> you may have more loss of life? >> right, more loss of life, you have people who are infect are immune and people who are vaccinated or immune. cuomo denies touching anyone inappropriately. on friday, the governor's legal team tried to punch holes in the state attorney general's report that alleges that cuomo sexually harassed 11 former and current female staffers. michael george is here with the latest on this. michael, good morning. >> reporter: jeff, kboogood mor. in just a few hours, we'll hear from the albany county sheriff about a complaint they received against governor cuomo. meanwhile, the governor, through his lawyers, is pushing back against his accusers. >> governor cuomo, already in a political firestorm could now face a criminal one. one of 11 women accusing cuomo of sexual harassment, identified as executive assistant one, filed a criminal complaint with the albany county sheriff's
office. telling cbs news and the albany times union, what he did to me was a crime. he broke the law. earlier this week, an independent investigation concluded cuomo routinely harassed women around him. the assistant claims in 2019 and 2020, the governor engaged in close and intimate hugs on multiple occasions, including one innoccident when he reached under her blouse and grabbed her breast. the governor denies the allegations. >> let me be clear. that never happened. >> reporter: on friday, cuomo's attorney attacked the investigation, calling it unfair. >> instead of acting as independent fact finders, the investigators acted as prosecutors, dgjury. >> reporter: cbs news legal expert and analyst rikki klieman says the governor will likely face a criminal prosecution. >> is it possible he could do jail time? yes, it is. is it likely? i would say, probably not.
governor cuomo would qualify as a first offender. he has no other criminal record. >> reporter: an impeachment probe has already begun in the state assembly. and members say they have the votes to impeach. a source tells cbs news cuomo has no intention of resigning. and that impeachment trial could begin in a month. we've learned at least one accuser plans to file a civil lawsuit against the governor. >> it was really interesting to watch that news conference yesterday with his attorneys. michael, thank you very much. the labor department reported on friday that employers added $943,000 jobs to their payrolls last month. that brought the nation's unemployment rate down to 5.4%. the lowest level since the start of the pandemic last year. but that still 5.7 million fewer jobs than february 2020. wall street closed higher on the stronger than expected jobs report on capitol hill. congress is expected to hold another rare saturday session
today on the infrastructure bill. with more on that, christina ra feeney joins us now. good morning. >> reporter: as infrastructure week stretches into infrastructure month, and what i've decided to call hot gravel summer, the president left nor wilmington this weekend without a bill to sign on his desk. and now it's unclear if that infrastructure measure alone will be enough. >> what is indisputable now is this. the biden plan is working. >> reporter: president biden argued yesterday the positive jobs numbers, 943,000 added last month are proof positive the country is moving in the right direction. >> once this bill passes the senate, i know that body will move toward establishing a framework for the remainder of my build back better agenda. >> reporter: that bill, of course, is the senate's $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan. o wants
senators to pass a separate, democratic multi-trillion dollar budget bill. states are already eyeing the much-needed repair funds they could get if the bill passes, including $25.3 billion to fix california highways, $537 million for bridges in texas, and $316 million for public transportation in hawaii. >> whatever you can achieve in a bipartisan way, bravo! >> reporter: on friday, speaker of the house nancy pelosi applauded the infrastructure bill's forward momentum, but was unclear if she would call the house back from summer recess without the budget bill in tow. >> we hope that it will pass soon. but at the same time, we're not going forward with leaving people behind. >> reporter: now, as you can hear behind me, probably, the white house crews have taken advantage of the president's absence to do some infrastructure of their own. we mentioned the senate is in session today. they'll hold a vote this afternoon that will show them if they get the 60 votes to move the measure along, the bill can
probably go all way. but we'll have to see what the house does and if they decide to come back for a vote on that measure alone or if they want to wait and see what happens to that larger budget bill. >> a lot of eyes on that one. christina, thank you so much. cooler air and rain could be coming to the aid of weary0 lar burning in california and a dozen other western states. rising temperatures and smoke from those fires are creating poor air quality from wyoming south to arizona. and across the upper midwest. >> good morning, everyone. get ready to sweat from coast-to-coast. as we head through the week, a heat wave will be building, especially from the mississippi river eastward. but really even just west of that into texas, look at thesis feels-like temperatures tomorrow. 105 in texas and in oklahoma. memphis, you feel like 104 degrees on monday. and then watch as the heat kind of surges north and east towards
d.c. and indianapolis, feeling like the mid-90s, as weintu typically, when you ha this heat dome you have storms on twhth htrg dist an andeer yet another heat dome is going k to build across the west coast and the rockies. that means temperatures pushing over 100 degrees once again along the west coast by wednesday, thursday, and into friday. and in the tropics, it is still quiet. the tropics is still asleep. but that is about to change. we'll have a few disturbances. we'll probably see something develop in the next couple of days. and we'll have to start paying much closer attention as we head into the next couple of weeks. >> okay, jeff, thank you very much. team usa is shining on the court and across the links as just one full day of competition remains at the summer olympics in japan. the u.s. has racked up more than a hundred medals, china a
distant second at 84 but as the most golds at 38. jamie yuccas has the latest from tokyo this morning. jamie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. let's talk about basketball. i was in the arena and there were quite a few people in the media section rooting for france. however, they left disappointed. the outcome of the usa/france rematch was something to see as kevin durant hit the court and scored 29 points. the usa men's basketball team did it. after an embarrassing loss in the first game to france, they were able to beat them in the game that counted and win the gold. >> from the coaches to the trainers to the players, we all came in with that goal of, let's finish this thing off. >> reporter: and it's a three pete for the women's water-polo team. team usa beat spain to win the gold. they're the only team to medal in every olympic since the sport was sbrointroduced in 2000. this gold medal celebration was almost exciting as the wrestling
win itself. gable stevenson taking down his opponent in just the last few moments of the match. the 4 hurri00-meter bronze win allyson felix, her tenth, making her the most medaled female track athlete. olympic history. >> i know i wouldn't be here without those who paved the way. and just grateful for my own journey. i love the sport and it's been so good to me and i've grown up in it. so, yeah, it's very, very special to be 35 and to still be doing what i love. >> felix started in athens in 2004 and has earned medaled s every summer games since then. tom chad writes for "usa today" -- >> i think the incredible thing about allyson felix is just her longevity and her ability to adapt. she's been in the sport for so long, but she has never been somebodyhous kinof arod on th se in medal contention for the entirety of her career.
>> reporter: alix klineman is a newcomer to her sport, starting beach volleyball just four years ago, but she and veteran april ross, dubbed the a-team, won gold in two-set match against australia. one of two captains for the u.s. track and field team in tokyo, kara winger, has been chosen as the u.s. flag bearer for the closing ceremony, which of course is tomorrow night. before i go, i have to show you guys this. one of the more bizarre stories of the olympics coming out, most of the equestrian course hurdles are decorated with a distinctly japanese feel. however, there was one statue that started scaring the horses. that sumo wrestler statue was apparently so realistic lookingy badly during the qualifying round, which meant that organizers remove d it for the finals competition. >> i understand why that would have freaked them out. it freaked me out a little bit, yeah. jamie, you've been doing some great stuff there, really. if people haven't seen your
coverage, throughout, some great stories. really, really wonderful stories. >> thank you. >> great job, jamie. it is about 22 minutes after the hour right now. here's a look at the weather for your weekend. it's maintain to protect children, but a new plan by apple to keep tabs on user photos is also raising privacy concerns. we'll look at the issues involved. plus, in the headlines this summer, natural disasters apparently made worse by climate change. we'll look at the growing frequency and cost of these extreme events. and later, generations have known her for her timeless comedy and we're all learning more about legendary comedian lucille ball and her famous
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for now, i'm ian lee with a look beyond this morning's headlines. california consumers could now face even higher prices for pork. it's the result of a statewide vote held back in 2018. cbs' michelle nadina report. >> the saugus cafe in california has been around since 1986, and during that time, pork products have been a staple. but bacon and other pork items could be in short supply in a few months. in 2018, california voters approved an animal welfare proposition that requires more space for breeding pigs and egg-laying chickens. the new rules will start being enforced next year.
egg producers are working to comply, but it doesn't appear most pork farms will reach the standard. >> dwight moegler runs pig hill pharmacy in iowa with his family and says the rules will cost them around $3 million in new construction and lost revenue. he says only a small fraction of farms currently can comply with the california standard. >> i am very fearful that there would be an absence of supply to meet the entire market demand. saugus cafe manager already has a lot on her plate, including a worker shortage and cost increases because of the pandemic. >> it is difficult, because we want to keep our prices affordable. but they're making it kind of impossible. >> reporter: she says the short animal of a major staple would hurt the bottom line, forcing her to raise prices or eat the losses. nischelle medina, cbs news, santa clarita, california. >> "cbs this morning saturday" will be right back.
welcome back to "cbs this morning saturday." this week, apple announced the rollout of a new feature that's both winning praise and raising concerns. the tool will scan photos and text messages on apple devices, looking for known images of child sex abuse. tom hanson looks at both the benefits and the privacy issues raised by the new technology. >> reporter: new controversy over apple's latest software update,neromatch. the program scheduled for rollout later this year will scan u.s. iphones for images of child sex abuse. >> apple has gone out of its way to make this as privacy friendly as possible. jim lewis is an expert in cybersecurity. >> how exactly will this software work? >> there will be part of the
program that has access to data, what they call hashes of the imagery. in other words, the picture reduced to a numeric formula. apple will use that numeric formula to look for things, images that match it on your device. >> reporter: if there's a match, the photos will be shown to an apple employee, verified sensitive material will then be forwarded to the national center for missing and exploited children, and the user's icloud account will be locked. the move drawing both applause and outcry on twitter. ashton kutcher tweeting, it's a major step forward in the fight to eliminate child sexual abuse material from the internet. security watchdogs concerned the new software could be exploited by hackers and foreign governments. the head of whatsapp calling this a major setback for personal privacy, tweeting, can the scanning software running on your phone be sechers have not allowed to find out. >> do you think that this could
potentially put certain people under scrutiny from law enforcement dwowho don't deservo be? >> apple's program itself is designed in such a way that the chances of it making a mistake, of it saying something is child pornography when it's not are infinitesimally small. i don't think this is a serious threat to privacy. >> reporter: for better or for worse, do you think that apple's move here will push other large tech companies to follow suit? >> i think all the tech companies are looking at ways to deal with malicious content, right? there's a lot of bad stuff on the internet. and it's more than overdue that they try to step in though change that. >> apple says its efforts to protect children will evolve and expand over time. for cbs this morning saturday, tom hanson, new york. >> the reason, you understand. the privacy concerns, you understand. it's that age-old debate.
the more things that we have, the more questions of privacy that come up. >> and you also understand now that it's more likely that other companies will jump in. >> they certainly will. well, there is more news d, bfi hers a look at the weather for your weekend. words of warning to urge us into action. up next, how climate change continues to fuel extreme natural disasters and what experts say we could see in the years and decades to come. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." that's a chromebook with the everything button. one button that finds your files, or apps,
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welcome back to "cbs this morning saturday." these images are from the small town of greenville, california. this is what the same town looked like a few days later. the wildfire, just one in a series of extreme weather events from flooding in germany to wildfires in greece that have occurred over the past few months. cbs news meteorologist and climate specialist jeff gear berardelli joins us to take a look. >> i've seen a lot of crazy weather in my career, but i
cannot remember a time when there were so many extremes in so many parts of the world simultaneously. and experts say, this is just the beginning. flash floods level thousand-year-old villages in europe. entire neighborhoods submerged in china. raging wildfires incinerate millions of acres across the mediterranean, canada, and the pacific northwest. that's just a glimpse into what's already the most extreme summer in memory. columbia university climate scientist, dr. adam sobel, has made a clear out of studying extreme weather. >> the speed and frequency and intensity of extreme events has been startling at times and a little -- more than a little scary. >> scary even for a scientist intimately familiar with decade-long predictions of escalating extremes. >> it feels like the reality is outpacing our expectations.
>> reporter: according to the u.n., global climate disasters have nearly doubled since the 1980s. and in the u.s., billion-dollar weather disasters have increased by five times. >> so as we start to go from one degree of warming to two degrees of warming to three degrees of warming, the impacts on extreme weather aren't linear. they increase even faster, don't they? >> water vapor, for example, increases exponentially with temperature. >> and extra moisture means hundred-year floods now happen every few years. in july, over 200 people were killed when two months of rain fell in just two days across western europe. >> so many people dead! >> reporter: a belgium official described the floods as one of the greatest natural disasters our country has ever known. earlier this week, monsoon mud slides wiped out a section of interstate 70 in colorado. engineers said it was unlike anything they had ever seen before. >> a lot of our infrastructure was built for the 20th century.
it's a new century, we have a new climate. are things going to have to change? >> investments in structure are going to increase or else the infrastructure will continue to be overwhelmed. >> invest is exactly what the $1 trillion infrastructure deal ames to do. with tens of billions targeted to make us resilient to coming climate catastrophes. speaking of heat, in the pacific northwest, an early summer heat wave pushed temperatures to the brink of what's physically possible, killing nearly a thousand people and setting the stage for a fierce fire season. >> reporter: take the city of litton, canada. they three days in a row broke their all-time record highs, 120 degrees, next day, 90% of the town burns. >> while we have all expected and predicted worst wildfires as a consequence of warming, how fast and how severely and how spre persistently it's happened over the last few years has been cdi.
>> reporter: the scale of this summer's fires across canada and the western u.s. are already unprecedented. from above, satellites capture stream fire behavior. fires producing their own lightning storms, igniting new fires. and on the other side of the globe, a record-shattering heat wave is fueling massive fires across the mediterranean. >> would it be safe to say that this is not just a new normal for the future, but that that new normal will continue to shift until we stop warming the planet? >> yeah, and i think that's incredibly important. this is a long-term increase and it's going to keep going as long as we keep emitting carbon dioxide. >> but for that reason, sobel says ultimately, we are in control of how bad it gets. >> we're making decisions not just for ourselves, but for generations to come. and what they'll face will be much more extreme than what we're seeing today. >> while we know that climate change will get worse before it gets better, we have new understanding to say with confidence that we can still
avoid atropcatastrophe. that's a main them of the international science report that's coming out on monday. >> what else can we expect from that report. >> there are some advances. the science has advanced, so the language has vaadvanced here. a lot of it is the connection between climate change and severe weather like that crazy heat wave we saw, and also a section on tipping points. what happens if the unfortunate -- something like, let's say an ice sheet were to collapse, what that means to us. >> there's also a report that came out this week about the gulf stream. >> this is a big report. the gulf stream basically transports all of this heat from the tropics pot polls. and it typically just kind of runs on its own. but now that greenland is beginning to melt, it's disrupting that whole circulation. we thought just a couple of years ago that if it were to collapse, it would take centuries for it to happen. but this new report says that we're seeing warning signs that
it's already becoming very unstable and there is the chance it could destabilize and collapse. and if that happens, it throws everything offkilter. it's a big deal, because about a quter of the heat on earth is redistribute d through that one current in the atlantic ocean. >> and you say we still have time? >> we do, but we're running out of time. >> people have to be willing to do something to make change. >> jeff, thank you so much. really important stuff there. recognition for a job well done comes in many ways. for some frontline workers during the pandemic, it comes as a doll. the story, straight ahead. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." [bag crumpling] really? they're goldfish. i always go for the handful. i got about 73 here. i have more than 73.
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six emergency workers who graced the cover of "time" magazine as some of the most influential people of 2020 for their efforts during the pandemic have received another honor that you're looking at rather unique. their likenesses are being used for new barbie dolls as part of mattel's "thank you heroes" series. one of them, las vegas physician audrey su cruz joined with other asian american doctors to fight anti-asian hate during the pandemic. >> i hope that i can represent the women of color, women in health care, women who are wo working moms, just being able to represent these people and have them know that, you know, they are seen. >> emergency room nurse amy o'sullivan, who treated new york city's first-known covid-19 patient is also getting dolled
up. she says she hopes the dolls inspire the next generation to dream big and to achieve their goals. that is just so cool, as a barbie fan as a kid -- >> i love they captured her sleeve, too. i loved it? >> the scrubs were cool. barbie -- mattel's -- >> like getting it to be those other things to represent. >> absolutely. she's known for her groundbreak kreerg ining career, but another side of lucille ball has come to light in her very own words. you'll hear some of these remarkable recordings next. coming up in our next hour, slice of history. it's the bounty of vermont frarm country turned into melt-in-your-mouth delight. and using the same recipes and techniques from 1890. we'll visit a village rich in taste and america's presidential past. also, railroad renovation. you can't match the view from the top of this colorado
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hollywood studio. and now she may get another innovation. >> i'm visiting one of my favorite people in this industry. dr. dick van dyke. >> hi, lucy. >> hi, doll. thanks very much for giving me some time today. >> reporter: that's right. long before the current explosion in podcasting, it turns out that ball was creating something very similar. >> for one year, she would do these ten-minute conversations with friends, with stars. >> reporter: steve batalio is the media reporter "the washington times". >> you didn't have social media. your relationship with a celebrity is what you saw on the screen. talk shows was the only place where you saw something that resemble what had they were really like. >> hi, lucy, how are you? >> i'm fine. you know, it ain't easy catching up with you. >> i had a cold for three weeks. i've had it since 1962. >> using her own portable
reel-to-reel tape recorder, ball sat down with some of the biggest stars of the day, many of whom were her friends. names like frank sinatra, bob hope, bing crosby, mary tyler moore, dick van dyke, and barbra streisand. >> all the people were clamoring around. it was confusing and i just wanted to be left alone. and i was an't that happy with performance opening night. >> yeah. you're a realist. a real wonderful realist. >> the intimacy of these conversations will really take you back to that time. >> reporter: the recordings ran for two years, starting in 1964, as "let's talk to lucy," a daily ten-minute program on the cbs radio network. and this week, they'll reemerge on sirius xm radio. but only because they were kept safe over the last 57 years by lucy and her husband desi's tod
vance, my adorable vivian bagley. >> reporter: one of the show's highlights is a sit-down lucy did with her longtime co-star, vivian vance. >> you and i have been through a lot. >> we have been through a lot, lucille. that's another thing that has drawn us even closer through the years, rather than the long association driving us apart. >> how did lucy arnes find this gold mine? >> i think her mother understood content and understood the value of everything that she did. and i think that's why those radio programs were saved. lucy arnes was aware of them, took care of them, but she didn't really know what to do with them. now we have podcasting, we have streaming, and she found a market for them. >> did anything surprise you about the real lucy? >> she's very tough. she's very opinionated. very secure in expressing herself. i think she knew that she was lucy. and there was everybody else.
>> so she was the queen. >> correct. >> you got it. >> and you get the real sense when you listen to her voice. she was no lucy ricardo. she was this full-fledged woman with her own set of opinions and the people she interviewed, too, you get a taste of who they are, unlike anything i've seen ever. >> what a treasure-trove. >> it really is. >> 57 years later. >> yeah. so ahead of her time. >> surprise! >> i've got to listen to those. thanks, michelle, thank you. the hometown of this year's olympics has dominated in one of the games newest sports. ahead, we'll show you how skateboarding has taken hold in japan and opened up a whole new world for young riders. stick around. you are watching "cbs this morning saturday." maybe jeff can do that trick. >> sure.
why not. "cbs this morning saturday" will return in a moment. for now, i'm ian lee with this morning's headlines. cbs michael george explains new treatment options available for uterine fibroids and one woman's effort to raise awareness about the condition. >> reporter: tamrika has been dealing with fibroids since she was a teacher. they can cause heavy menstrual bleeding and pain. recently, the fda approved the daily bill mifemmebri. university of chicago
gynecologist led the study. >> we noticed about 50% reduction in bleeding already in the first month. 85 to 90% very quickly, starting the second month. >> reporter: patients can stay on the drug for two years. doctors say it's not a cure or suitable for women who want to get pregnant. for those women, there are surgical procedures that offer hope. dr. charles asher walsh is with the mt. sinai health system. >> the newest procedure being done for fibroids is something called radio frequency ablation. >> basically, killing the tissue and killing the fibroid. a similar is a laparoscopic procedure. >> our mission is to ensure that people understand they do not have to suffer in silence with uterine fibroids. michael george, cbs news.
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welcome to "cbs this morning saturday." i'm dana jacob sson with michel miller and jeff glor. it's hot in much of the country, but cool atop these colorado mountain peaks. also pretty cool, the unique train ride that once again is taking visitors to the top of those peaks. and right by one of the world's most extraordinary hotels. we will take you on a wile western adventure. >> and a tiny town that has quite a draw for its presidential pedigree and this traditional cheese made with the same recipe from 1890. we'll take you to this scenic vermont village for a taste. >> and later, another dairy
product that also harkens back to an earlier era. clementines uses pure batch technique cream. the founder's inspiring story of following the corporate world to follow her sweet dreams. that is ahead. rmgts but first, there are heightened fears this morning about a big summer surge of the coronavirus. tens of thousands of people are rolling into sturgess, south dakota, this weekend for the annual motorcycle rally there. it's raising concerns that the event is becoming a superspreader. and that it's being made more dangerous by the highly contagious delta variant that has sent coronavirus infections across the country soaring. missouri has been particularly hard hit my the delta variant. new cases have climbed 14% over the last week. deaths increased by 28%.
all of this as tempers flare over mask mandates. maria villareal reports. >> reporter: kansas city reinstated their mask mandate this week, and lotta williams, general manager at the ship, took it one step further. >> they decided to implement a vaccine or proof of negative covid test within 48 hours of the show on the nights we have live entertainment. it's not an exclusionary thing so much as it is just trying to keep from going to another shutdown of being able to have live music. >> reporter: kansas city hit their highest positivity rate of covid cases since the pandemic began at 34.4%. fully vaccinate rates are just below 40%, prompting the mayor to taking action. >> the entire state of missouri is a hot spot zone for covid-19. so we saw it was important for us to act, given that updated
guidance, from, not just the cdc, but our health department. and that's buy we have a mask m mandate today. >> reporter: the mandate requires masks must beaces. . louis count also tried to reinstate their mask mandate and was sued. the ag sued the city and mayor lucas. posting on twitter, the mask mandate is an orchestrated restrax and the restrictions are not about science, but politics. >> are you trying to infringe on the freedoms of people that live in the city? >> you know what i'm trying to do is make sure that we can stay open. he doesn't care about the outbreak in our community. there are too many people in this state and in this country who right now, when we are dealing with a real crisis have chosen, i think, to divide us further. that political division now playing out inside local
hospitals. nurse rachael johnson has patients from the same family dying on her floor. >> in the last year, yeah, i've seen more death than in the whole other seven years of my careertcan. even if it's not going to affect you, it's going to affect somebody. >> reporter: doctors are saying a lot of the new patients are coming in unvaccinated and a lot are younger and with more severe disease. and hospitals are turning people away saying, if you think you have covid, we don't have room and you need to go to your primary care specialist. maria villareal in kansas city, missouri. it's four minutes after the hour. here's a look at the weather for your weekend.
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this morning we bring you two slices of american history. one presidential, the other edible. plymouth cheese was formed in vermont by the father of our 30th president, calvin coolidge. in the building next door, plymouth is also the place that coolidge was sworn in, famously, in the middle of the night, after his predecessor has died suddenly. one part of the site has barely changed at all since 1890. the same can't be said for plymouth cheese, which has gone through its shares of ups and downs. while setting a path forward for other artisans and farmers
across the country. >> white cheese. it's a time capsule. it's more than a piece of cheese. it's a piece of american history. >> reporter: a dozen years ago, jesse warn er took on a monumental job. revive the nation's second oldest cheese factory. >> we have to be thinking, what was it like one year ago when he made that cheese. what were the cows eating that day? what was the temperature? what was the humidity? it also has an affect. >> it's like the cheese you normally have, but way better. >> thanks. >> warner uses original recipes from 1890, when john calvin coolidge sr. established the building in the same building that warner uses today. >> that was film footage taken in the summer of 1924. >> reporter: in a building just
a stone's throw from plymouth cheese, john's son, calvin coolidge, was sworn in as the nation's 30th president, in the middle of the night, by kerosene lamp, after warren g. harding died suddenly. >> this bible lay on the hand, oath of office as president, august 3rd, 1923. calvin coolidge. >> reporter: all of these buildings have been carefully preserved. bill jenning is the regional historic site administrator. everything we're seeing now, walking down this road, is as calvin coolidge saw. it. >> right. >> it really is like walking back in time. >> right. especially in the early evening, you can walk down the street and almost imagine coolidge right beside you. >> what does it mean to have the cheese factor back? >> it's a great part of the historic site. >> reporter: farmers had no way to get the milk they produced to cities without it spoiling, so they turned what they couldn't
sell into chose to extend its shelf life. as pasteurization and refrigerated trucks became standard, locally produced dairy could reach entire regions of the country. from there, mass production took over. and by a generation ago, local cheese making here was almost lost forever. >> cheese making in vermont has effectively disappeared and come back to where more cheese is being made in vermont per capita than any other place in the country. how did that happen? >> i think we've had a real food renaissance recently. certainly, it started happening with a lot of the back to the lander in '80s. >> including your parents? >> yeah. >> reporter: warner grew up on a small farm in northern vermont. in 2009, he leased the old coolidge building from the state and began rebuilding plymouth cheese, bit by bit. today, he and his wife run an operation that is bursting in
popularity. every detail is authentic, to the taste to the throwback packaging. >> these stencils are from the turn of the century. i was very inspired by this graphic language. so we build upon that to make our new cheese boxes. >> reporter: it's a far cry from her days working in the new york city fashion industry. >> as i like to say, the fashion snobs have nothing on the cheese snobs. >> the fashion snobs have nothing on the cheese snobs. >> no, people care very deeply about being a part of the artisan economy of this country. >> but the cheese snobs that are coming here, some people just pulled up, they are not the people buying $5,000 oscar de la ren re renta dresses, right? they want quality food. >> they care where their food comes from, who knows making it, and they can taste the love and passion that goes into this. >> in plymouth, warner has gone
out of his way to support local dairy farms, including the one owned by seth leech, who is a seventh generation farmer. >> if it wasn't for him, what would happen to you? >> my path would be a little tougher moving forward, for sure. >> as in, you would have to shutter the farm? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the trend in dairy farming nationwide are not good, which is why it's so remarkable to see a business like this succeed against the odds. >> reporter: a lot of people don't understand how cheese is made? >> it's quite simple at its root. there's only four ingredients in cheese. it's milk, salt, and enzymes, and off those four ingredients, you can make thousands of different types of cheese. >> reporter: what part of the process are we in now? >> it's toward the end. >> it looks like fries. this is when we're starting to add the salt. salt is very important for
cheese making, for preserving and for flavor. >> i never knew what a workout makinging ch icheese is. >> this is the fun part. >> some people stay away from cheese because they don't think it's the healthiest option. >> no, it's definitely the healthiest option. raw milk, whole milk cheese is definitely the healthiest option. >> okay. >> it's a true expression of the natural environment. it's full of probiotics and amino acids, proteins and fats and all kinds of naturally occurring bacteria that you only find in nature. >> reporter: while there are plenty of arguments for and against raw milk and the bacteria found in it, like with any food, cheese is probably best consumed in moderation. today, warner has expanded to produce a dozen varieties of plymouth cheese. all while staying loyal to a
legacy. you're keeping things traditional while moving forward. >> that's the idea is, use these techniques and traditions and make a product that was quality at the time and try to bring that into the future and share that with people who don't necessarily live right here in plymouth. >> fantastic. >> we have a large sampliing right here. we have east meadow, garlic pepper corn, hot pepper. >> i'll take any and all. >> black truffle here. >> oh, yeah, that oop they're aged by 90 days and two years. >> cheese is the best. >> it's also better with wine. >> cheers. >> good story, jeff. >> and i liked you getting down and dirty, helping him out hair was all over the place.
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for 130 years, visitors have made the trip to the top of pike's peak in colorado on a train that's one of a kind. now after being closed more than more three years and undergoing a $100 million renovation, it's once again bringing travelers on a breathtaking journey. nancy chen went along for the ride. >> train 12 roger the highball. >> reporter: out west, all aboard, where a voyage itself is the main attraction. uniquely equipped for its winding trek through the rockies
mountains, the world's longest and highest railway invites visitors. it's one of only two cog railways in the united states and handles grades as steep as 25%. >> how high 13,000 feet right now. at full speed, conductor ron wilson clocks in around 10 paparazzi. >> and st not even steep yet. wait for it. the last hill before the summit the steepest up with of all of them. >> so you've got to hang on tight? >> you might want to, yes. i'm in a share. i'm good. between glimpses of the natural beauty that inspired the song, "america the beautiful" and the wildlife of bears and moose calling this land home -- >> big horn sheep. >> i see it! >> reporter: the journey can be an honor-along trip to the top. these are the panoramic views that visitor from around the
world travel to see where the altitude is break taiking in every sense. the campo kaempeople is visitin from missouri. as to how this 130-year-old r railway able to climb to more than 14,000 feet up, we went underneath the train with assistant general manager, ted johnston. what exactly is a cog railway? >> a cog railway, a railway like any other railway, but we use a third center rail to get all of our traction and braking. a typical railway, they get their traction and breaking from the outside rails. >> it basically pulls the train up the mountain. a groundbreaking system when it was constructed in 1891, as saloons dominated the local landscape against the backdrop
of gold rush fortunes. >> you really get a sense of what old wild west used to be heroic. >> absolutely. we believe the broadmoor is a gateway to the old wild west. >> president and ceo of jack moly. >> how did the idea for this come about? >> there was a gentlemen staying in a hotel by manatoo hotel, mr. simmons. he might have made a mattress or two. >> he was also the inventor of the beautyrest mattress. his inspiration, a tedious t two-day mule ride to the summit for a telephone ride inspection. >> was it innovative for its time? >> without a doubt. think about 1891, not many railways were running in america
period, let alone up america's mountain. >> as the year's passed, the train's technology evolved with 20th century innovation. >> the locomotives started with wood fired and went from wood fired to steam powered and from steam to diesel. >> but most of the railway's infrastructure remained in place for 125 years. that was until 2018 when it shut down for renovations, totaling more than $100 million. >> we looked at everything. the trains, the tracks, the depot facility. and we retrofitted some of our older equipment. >> the tracks replaced for the first time since they were laid down. also new, three trains and a snow blower, ready to tackle the hardiest of conditions. as train transportation has
modern modernized, cog railways are few and far between, including they parts. their rarity forced engineers to look overseas for help. and switzerland's stadler rail, whose trains traverse the alps. the teams working in tandem, celebr separated by an ocean and a pandemic. >> it was a very interesting journey. they started on a truck to basel, switzerland, where they were put up a barge to go up to river, and on a boat across the atlantic. >> that seem like quite the journey. >> it is. and very interesting to follow all of it. >> welcome aboard, folks. more than three years of renovations later, passengers boarded the pike's peak cog railway oncehis summer. the. >> the experience of going to the summit of a 14,000-foot mountain by rail has changed.
yes, the cars are new, the track is new. but that awe-inspiring experience is all the same. >> a timeless journey scaling new heights for new generations. for "cbs this morning saturday" whereby manitou springs, colorado. >> and nancy tells us that train runs all year round. >> so in january, you go up to the top of pike's peak cand it' 5 degrees. >> bundle up. >> we'll have a doughnut. >> another food trip. >> we're in! >> we haven't taken up with yet. >> we've dealt with some interesting circumstances. >> that's true. hey, next year. the olympic sport of skateboarding has really taken hold in japan. where the country is dominating the medal count and brought a new avenue of expression among the nation's young people. we'll take you to tokyo next.
rn and next week, we'll introduce you to this mother/son duo. you'll meet dunky boy and dunky mom. you're watching "cbs saturday." for those you've without local news, "cbs this morning saturday" will return in a few minutes. for now, i'm ian lee with a look beyond this morning's headlines. the pandemic has caused increased demand for an array of products, including jigsaw puzzles. one retirement kplunt in southern utah has found a way to keep the pieces flowing. >> reporter: just one box is never enough for cheryl rasmussen. for the past year, she's been loading up jigsaw puzzles from the selection in her neighbor's garage. one in particular made pandemic isolation more bearable. >> it was under the sea and it was all kinds of fish and it took me forever.
>> it's like the blue light special at walmart. there's a line of people. >> with puzzle shortages online and in stores, the hilton exchange was just the right fit for seniors who needed to stay scl close to home. it's grown from 27 puzzles to more than 700, organized. there are puzzles for visiting grandchildren and one member's wife, who has dementia. sometimes she doesn't even know who he is, but knows how to put a piece in the puzzle. and a missing piece dtoe recrea. >> we connected friends together that actually would other. >> interlocking their community, one piece at a time.
welcome back to "cbs this morning saturday." the sport of skateboarding made its olympic debut, with the games now underway in tokyo. and japanese athletes have been dominant, winning 5 out of 12 medals, including three gold. and as lucy craft reports, it's a testament to how the sport has overcome being stigmatized in japan. >> reporter: meet shimon, japan's skateboarding evangelist. a youtuber with over 200,000 subscribers, he test rides skate parks, demystifies new tricks, and tire lisly preaches the gospel of skating.
he found unlikely salvation on a narrow plank of wood and the friendship of fellow casts. >> back then, i was more antisocial. people who couldn't visit in society. like i couldn't fit in school. i felt like i didn't have freedom. but skateboarding gives me freedom. >> now 23, skateboarding has taken shimon on skate aid trips, bringing boards to underprivileged kids in sri lanka. she he's got his own clothing line, and has just published a memoir, skateboarding gave me a place to be and a future. the urban jungle of japanese cities packed with rails, ledges, and slopes has proven an ir resistible playground for tourists. now they're a skating no-go zone. among many japanese, skateboarding still carries the whiff of delinquency.
>> if i'm holding my skateboard and walking, people will tell me, what are you doing? that's for losers. >> and despite a lack of sympathy, they have excelled at the sport and exploits the country's strength at mastering detailed maneuvers. thanks in part to skateboarding's olympic visibility, shimon said the sport is finally starting to shed its outsider status. >> japanese society has a lot of rules, a lot of restrictirestri and people are getting tired of this. skateboarding is a sport of freedom and people are enjoying the freedom of it. >> for "cbs this morning saturday ", lucy craft, tokyo. >> i have to tell you guys, i covered the x-games and skateboarding and how it was this rebellious and rebel kind of sport. and i love seeing it now on the olympic stage and seeing the impact in japan too, as well. >> i was watching some of the biking the other day. >> the bmx stuff. >> it's incredible. >> and the rock climbing. i love to climb. and i don't get to do it as much
as i've done it in the past. but it is -- you know, it's gotten to the point now where we're going to have so many sport in the olympics. i'm wondering, are we going to have to expand to three weeks. >> you've seen it in ping-pong, they're tunneling off. it's such a grueling workout. >> and you're like 10 feet away from the table. >> that will be our next thing. ping-pong competition. >> now here's a look at the weather for your weekend.
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with five stores in missouri and a nationwide following, the only thing that might be richer than the ice cream itself is the story behind its founding an kea knnth tees ♪ i scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream ♪ >> reporter: that iconic chant of summer was recorded back in the 1920s. and its message remains frozen in time. >> welcome to clementine's! >> reporter: for tamara keith, owner of clementine's creamery in st. louis, it goes way beyond indulging. the youngest of five siblings, keith says she grew up in a house full of love, be not a lot
of money. >> after church one sunday, i heard other kids talking about going for ice cream on sunday. and i ran over to my mom and pulled on her dress and i said, do we get to go for ice creaming? and ansthe answer was "no." >> reporter: but when her mom bought an old ice cream maker at a garage sale, everything ch changed. >> word got out. one family would bring the milk, another family would bring the cream. everyone came together and brought different things. we made ice cream as a family after church, our whole life growing up until my mom passed away and i took over the tradition. so i have like super happy memories of my mom and -- sorry -- >> that's okay. there's a lot of emotion in it. >> yeah. but it's really powerful to me.
to me, ice cream, it's the one thing that so many people have . it's a total equalizer. >> reporter: ice cream, she says, even taught her to think differently and try new things. she became the first in her family to go to college. >> i had worked my up out of business school. worked for some fortune 100 companies. i ended up running a $7 million billion and ended up in the food industry of all things. i had the dream job, the dream career. i was making more money in a year than my dad did in 20. and sometimes you get there and it's not all it's cracked up to be. >> reporter: at age 38 while on a girl's trip, keith had an epiphany. >> i just broke down and i said, i'm miserable and i was so lonely. my really close girlfriend turns to me and she says, quit. and i said, what would i do? and my other girlfriend turns to me and she says, you're always
complaining that our neighborhood doesn't have an ice cream shop and you make the best ice cream in the world. why don't you open an ice cream shop? that weekend, we wrote my business plan, ran my financials, and two weeks later aresigned. >> weren't you scared? >> i was more scared to keep running my life. >> reporter: keith took her corporate-built c'esavings and on herself. launching cr iing clementine's . >> i'm going to make ice cream the way it was made 50, 75 years ago, and i'm going to open a microcreamery. >> and there are people saying, i don't know what a microcreamery is. i know a microbrewery, but not a microcreamery. >> reporter: in the simplest terms, the ice cream is made in small batches by real people. a process we got to see and be a part of at clementine's st. louis-based kitchen. >> it's usually two people,
because we're moving quick and go between machines. >> got it. >> reporter: it has to be all-natural, and anything in it, like the gooey butter has to be handmade. the ice cream also has to haveless less than 30% air mixed in and contain more than 16% butter fat. numbers that may be tough to digest, until you take a taste. i mean, i'm a kid all over again. that's amazing. >> and so the butter fat is what coats your tongue and allows the flavor to linger in your mouth. it creates a super satiating effect. >> i'm not sharing. i'm not sharing with anybody. >> reporter: clementine's flairs take you on a sensory journey. salted cracker caramel and italian butter cookie. >> three different kinds of crackers, chunks of deliciousness. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: vegan options,
lemon pop oppyseed and chocolat coconut fudge. even naughty line of ice cream >> i mean, that's a manhattan. y, befu alcr ith, experience, the experience, the emotion she's trying to create for each customer starts even before the first scoop. >> we have crafted an experience for people who come into our shops to make it one that's memorable. make it one they love. and they open the door and step over the magic threshold. they take a breath of the fresh waffle cones and their face brightens, and they get a smile on their face. >> that's before they take a bite of ice cream. because they know once they step over that magic threshold, their life is going to be better than it was before. >> reporter: just like keith's. >> i work harder now than i ever
have. i work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but it's different because it's mine and it's my team and my people and they're my customers. >> and there you are! thank you. >> absolutely! >> and i'm so proud of what we're doing and what we're building. what's that old adage? when you do something you love, you never work another day in your life. and that's who i feel about clementines. >> what would your mom think about this? >> i think she would be proud. i think so. i think she would be amazed and surprised, i think. >> i think so, too. >> so i brought you guys -- we had sent the gooey butter cake that i helped to make. it's all really delicious. and she knows how expensive something herlike this could be. she could make more money off of it and chooses to make less, because she wants to be able to have it. doesn't mean it's cheap, but, you know,. >> how do you get small batch into america's hands? >> because you ship nationwide. that's how -- and by the way,
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♪ this morning in our saturday session, a return visit from lucas nelson and "the promise of the real." since their debut a decade ago, they have toured the world playing countless sold-out shows and festivals. nelson found time to co-produce the music for "a star is born," which the band appeared in and won a grammy award for his efforts. now from the new album, a few stars apart, performing from los angeles, here is lucas nelson and "the promise of the real" with "perennial bloom."
♪ some of the stillness i have found is bound to last ♪ ♪ some of the restlessness will live on ♪ ♪ some of the pain i've always known is hard to pass, but a mutual blessing takes the game on ♪ ♪ summer seed become my perennial bloom ♪ ♪ summer's healing coming soon ♪ ♪ and the lo between us as i lay with you ♪ ♪ it sends me floating to the moon ♪ ♪ but now you sound the bell
that brings me back to you ♪ ♪ someone beside me actually smiled without a mask ♪ ♪ i guess there's no use pretending like we're hig high-born ♪ ♪ someone inside the action pulled me away from the blast ♪ ♪ assuring me my heart would not be torn ♪ ♪ summer seed become my perennial bloom ♪ ♪ summer's healing coming soon ♪ ♪ and the love between us as i lay with you ♪
♪ it sends me floating to the moon ♪ ♪ but now you sound the bell that brings me back to you ♪ ♪ summer seed become my perennial bloom ♪ ♪ summer's healing coming soon ♪ ♪ and the love between us as i lay with you ♪ ♪ sends me floating to the moon ♪ ♪ but now you sound the bell that brings me back to you ♪
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>> have a great weekend, everybody. we leave you now with more music from lucas nelson and "promise of the real." >> this is "more than we can handle." ♪ house is gone, disappeared under water like the town i'm in ♪ ♪ but i'm not alone ♪ ♪ my baby likes to laugh when the going gets enough ♪ ♪ this one might hurt. could be a little bit of pain up ahead there. it's going to take a little w work ♪ ♪ holding on for life ♪ ♪ there's nothing left for miles and i'm living on smiles from you ♪ ♪ she told me, god won't give us
more than we can handle ♪ ♪ she said, i fell in love with you because you're strong ♪ ♪ she told me, god won't give us more than we can handle ♪ ♪ but at least we got each other if i'm wrong ♪ ♪ we saved the dog, then we decided we should save the kids, too ♪ ♪ now we're floating on a log, singing songs just to keep the girls from crying ♪ ♪ praying for the son to dry their eyes ♪ ♪ we'll be fine, got a lot of
good friends in the highlands sfwhooelts be okay ♪ ♪ we'll find a way to survive ♪ ♪ because god won't give us more than we can handle ♪ ♪ because i fell in love with you because you're strong ♪ ♪ she told me, god won't give us more than we can handle ♪ ♪ but at least we've got each other ♪ ♪ at least we've got each other if i'm wrong ♪
♪ so i left my fear on the w wayside ♪ ♪ and i'm happy for the love you chose to live by ♪ ♪ well, you've grown so much, now it's time to fly ♪ ♪ and i know i've got to realize, you're no longer mine ♪ ♪ i'm giving you away ♪ ♪ but i'm never gonna let you go ♪ ♪ you found a love that will carry you ♪ ♪ it brings me tears of