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They lit the path to a brave new world and led the way to safe harbors as they warned of dangerous coastlines. They welcomed ships carrying precious cargo and new citizens to the fledgling country. But today many American lighthouses face grave danger. While heroic efforts by concerned preservation groups and local governments have saved some many are perilously close to being lost forever. Host Josh Binswanger looks at efforts to protect these beautiful and historic American treasures.