• 2014
  • 19:34
  • USA

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Teenage Diaries Revisited – Melissa’s Story

By Joe Richman & Sarah Kramer

As an 19-year-old raised in the foster care system, Melissa took NPR listeners along when she gave birth to her son Issaiah. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 4:23
  • Scotland

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Hairwaves: A Cautionary Tale

By Zoe Irvine & Mark Vernon

Bouffants, buzz cuts, mohawks, and dreadlocks: no matter the style, hair has played an important social and cultural role throughout human history. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 1:16
  • USA

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Cowbird

By Annie Correal & Jordan Bower

While the Internet is teeming with storytelling portals - including the one you're on right now - some rise above the rest: in quality, spirit, and ambition. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Man With the Long White Beard

By Scott Pham

He's not just the Santa Claus-looking guy who walks his dog every day on my street--he's Larry Bauer: carpenter, man-of-letters. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 11:33
  • USA

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90 Degrees North

By Elizabeth Arnold

From the exact top of the world, Elizabeth Arnold reflects on being so far away from the rest of it. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #30: The Invisible Ink Show

By Various producers

This hour: two stories from Roman Mars’s Invisible Ink. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 14:24
  • Canada

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Can You Say Haa?

By Reena Katz

As a girl, Reena Katz learned one story about the history of Israel and the people who lived there. As she grew up, an interest in cartography and her father's rare books about Palestine prompted her to dig deeper to understand the landscape of the Middle East. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 23:30
  • USA

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Thembi's AIDS Diary

By Joe Richman

In South Africa more than five million people are living with HIV/AIDS, including a young woman named Thembi Ngubane. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:41
  • USA

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Me and Mousetraps

By David Daskal

I overcome my fears and manage to rid our home of a mouse. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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There's No Saccharine in this Sweet School

By Sierra Ponthier

Follow Sierra on her progressive college journey as she realizes that finding the right college is as difficult as Goldilocks finding the right bowl of porridge. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 89:07
  • USA

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"In the Moment" Radio

By Scott Carrier

Up a tree. Circling a mountain. Hitchhiking down a dusty road. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:15
  • USA

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Bottled Zeitgeist: The Bitter Spirit of the Times

By Ryan McLeod

What if you could bottle time, shove it in a cellar for twenty years and break it out at dinner parties? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • ENGLAND

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The Bitter Loss of Flavour

By Charlotte McDonald

The sunny bike ride that taught one young woman the painful difference between taste and flavour. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 34:31
  • USA

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My So-Called Lungs

By Joe Richman & Laura Rothenberg

Laura Rothenberg is 21 years old, but likes to say that she’s already had her mid-life crisis. Laura has cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and other organs. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Sweet Or Sour

By Lucas Nielsen

Our passions win out in the end when we choose our future careers. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #173 The Colors Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: a purple hotel, a family who argues over their skin color, a singing rainbow and more. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 24:45
  • USA

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My Lobotomy

By David Isay & Piya Kochar

My Lobotomy explores one of medical history’s most controversial chapters -- when transorbital lobotomies were widely condoned -- through one man’s personal journey. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That - 11

By Tony Green

An innocent (?) bystander observes a traffic accident and is surprised by his reaction. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 0:00
  • USA

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American Dad

By Stephanie Foo

Growing up poor in Mexico City, Pilar dreamed of reuniting with her father who had moved to America years before. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 13:05
  • Canada

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Between Friends

By Jody Porter & Neil Sandell

Between Friends is the story of one woman’s coming to terms with being sexually victimized by her father. (more)

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