Geri Jewell


Perhaps best known as “Cousin Geri” in the hit TV series “The Facts of Life," Geri Jewell is known for much more than acting. We discuss her acting career, living with cerebral palsy, and being an author. She recently reprised her role in the HBO series “Deadwood” in the new movie with the same name. We also discuss her belief that it’s a gift to represent millions of people with disabilities.


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"Coping Conversations” is a popular 15-minute radio show, hosted by internationally renowned psychologist, Dr. Bob Phillips, which has been aired on radio stations and as a nationally available audio-streamed program since 1991.

Dr. Phillips is also the author of more than 35 best-selling books, and the founder and director of the Center for Coping ( on Long Island, New York.




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