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Lake Effect Weekend: Becoming a Grandfather, Vietnam, Michelle Brafman Novel, Risk!

This weekend on Lake Effect:

Today on the show, a Milwaukee man hopes others can learn from his experience - becoming a grandfather at 33. Then, Lake Effect essayist Art Cyr remembers the first major battle the U.S. fought in Vietnam, 50 years ago. Plus Milwaukee native Michelle Brafman returns home with a novel set here and it’s storytelling with an edge on the show Risk!


  • Nicole Angresano, vice president of Community Impact for United Way of Great Milwaukee & Waukesha County; Gary Mueller, founder and volunteer creative director for Serve Marketing and Jarrett Fields, grandfather
  • Art Cyr, essayist
  • Michelle Brafman, author
  • Kevin Allison, creator of Risk!