Maria and Ben Hanson are newlyweds in Rochester, Minn. Maria teaches social studies. Ben is a medical photographer at the Mayo Clinic. Choral singing brought them together. And the power of music held them together through Ben's deployment to Iraq a few years ago. Their stories about how music kept them focused will inspire you.
Traditional: Iraqi Folk Song, performed by the Saxophone Quintet of the Red Bulls Band (Minnesota Army Reserves). Recording provided by the guest.
Next week: Penny Freeh is a dancer and choreographer with an ear for music that moves.