Re:sound #135 The Taking Care Show
Multiple producers


TCF/WBEZ 91.5, USA, 2010
Animals, Australia, Death, Family, First Person, Love
59 30


This hour: the delicate interdependence between being in need and answering the call to help.

First Steps
by Jonathan Goldstein, Mira Burt-Wintonick, Cristal Duhaime & Ryan Knighton (Wiretap, 2010, Distributed in the U.S. by PRI, Public Radio International)
When it comes to new babies, sometimes a basic task can present a monumental challenge - especially for new parents. And especially for the new parent in First Steps, as he embarks upon a simple stroll around the block with his daughter.

Brian & Norm
by Shevonne Hunt (ABC Radio National, 2010)
Brian and Norm is a love-story and remembrance that begins at the end and looks back on a visceral bond that defined two lives.

Dad & Sam
by Jay Allison (Life Stories Collection, 2000)
A short meditation on brotherhood, friendship and family.

Fire and Ice Cream
by Brent Runyon, Christina Egloff & Jay Allison (Life Stories Collection, 2000)
There was little to feel good about when Brent Runyon ended up in the hospital after severly burning much of his body. Luckily, the right nurse happened to be there at the right time. 

The Amazing Dr. Buzz
by Steve Wadhams (CBC's Outfront, 2007)
Meet Dr. Buzz: a cat with a serious nurturing streak. 


This episode of Re:sound was produced by Katie Mingle.


Find out more about Ryan Knighton.
Hear more from the Austrialian Broadcasting Corporation.
Check out the entire Life Stories Collection.
Hear more stories from the CBC's Outfront.

Melodium, "You're Gone," Music for Invisible People, (Autres Directions in Music, 2006)
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto, "Uoon," Vrioon, (Raster Noton, 2002)
E Vax, "What We Meant," Parking Lot Music, (Audio Dregs Records, 2001)
Balun, "To My Room," Something Comes Our Way, (Brillante, 2006)


I felt that Brian and Norm was a beautiful gift. So full of joie de vivre, of love; so poignant.Brian's voice and the music were wonderful.
Posted by Sheila from Park Ridge, IL at 11/04/2011
in today's episode of
what was the piano song in the background behind the "amazing dr buzz"?
Posted by Pete from Skokie IL at 10/31/2011
Loved your show today. Was so touched by all the stories, but especially "Brian and Norm" and "The Amazing Dr. Buzz". Thank-you.
Posted by KrisB from Westmont IL at 10/29/2011