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Thursday on Lake Effect: Mama Freeman, managing PTSD with yoga, Healing Spaces Initiative, Fleet Farm-Farm & Fleet origin stories

Today on Lake Effect, we learn about community activist Mama Freeman and her work in Milwaukee’s Garden Homes neighborhood. Then, learn about a program that helps veterans manage stress through yoga. We learn about Milwaukee's Healing Spaces Initiative. Plus, look at the real story behind Wisconsin’s dueling brands: Fleet Farm and Farm & Fleet. And we hear from soccer fans ahead of this weekend's historic matchup at Lambeau.


  • Martha "Mama" Freeman, pastor at Alpha Omega Ministries and a community peacemaker
  • Rachel Bollaert, assistant clinical professor of exercise science at Marquette; Jacklynn Fitzgerald, assistant professor of psychology at Marquette
  • Angela Mitchell Reid, community outreach liaison for the city of Milwaukee
  • Archer Parquette, managing editor of Milwaukee Magazine
  • Soccer fans feature