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What would happen if you didn’t sleep? - Claudia Aguirre

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In the United States, it’s estimated that 30 percent of adults and 66 percent of adolescents are regularly sleep-deprived. This isn’t just a minor inconvenience: staying awake can cause serious bodily harm. Claudia Aguirre shows what happens to your body and brain when you skip sleep.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Claudia Aguirre
  • Director Lisa LaBracio
  • Animator Josephine Mark
  • Composer Carlos Palomares
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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