• 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Labor Pains

By Rich Halten

Whether it's societal progress or a squiggly 11-pound miracle, getting there isn't always pretty. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:52
  • USA

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All Grown Up Blues

By Yarn AudioWorks

A portrait of a mother and daughter, born forty years apart. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #170 - The Blood is Thicker than Water Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: families wrestling with love and loyalty. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 52:58
  • USA

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Lucia's Letter

By Amy Tardif

Slavery in America still exists. In southwest Florida, for example, women and girls from Central America arrive everyday looking for a better life. (more)

Lucia
  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chinese Pants

By Ramona Jan & Lucy Jan-Turan

An unscripted talk between a mom and her almost teenaged daughter, inspired by a handmade Mother's Day card listing all the things a mother should never do. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 0:05
  • USA, UK, AUS

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2013 TC/RHDF Competition Winners

By 2013 Winners

Behold! The 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition winners - a most stellar batch of radio documentaries from around the world. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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An Appetite for Affirmation: The Bittersweet of Pleasing Your Parents and Pleasing Your Self

By Lyndi Hollis

Most of us go to college to make our dreams happen, but what do you do when what you want might not be the same as what your parents want? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Sweetest Love

By Morgan Davis

One new mother explains how her eating habits have changed as she develops her unborn baby's appetite. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 13:02
  • Canada

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Planet Kaleigh

By Jody Porter & Neil Sandell

Cindy Harasen is not the first the first mother to think that her daughter might be from another planet. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 24:47
  • USA

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Yes, There Is a Baby

By Jonathan Goldstein, Alex Blumberg & Ira Glass

In the 1940s, when he was 16 years old, Myron Jones was allowed to stay up late any night of the week and hang out at bars or wherever he pleased, but his mother barely let his older sister Carol out of the house at all. So the siblings devised a plan. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 28:44
  • USA

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Dear Birth Mother

By Dan Collison & Elizabeth Meister

After waiting for Mr. Right (who has yet to arrive) and experiencing years of fertility treatments, Suzanne, a single woman in her 40s, decides to adopt an African-American baby. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 11:38
  • USA

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Growing Up in the System

By Shirley "Star" Diaz & Melissa Allison

At age 21, Shirley Diaz is on the brink of aging out of the foster care system. Her life isn’t easy now, and soon she’ll be on her own, facing a new set of daunting issues. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • Australia

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The Secret Life of an Australian Mother

By Eurydice Aroney, Tom Morton & Stuart Brown

Domestic duet for mother and six year old. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • USA

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The Sour Taste of Potlucks

By Lauren Ober

My mom and I don't agree on much, but we can agree on one thing - potlucks are the pits. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Naptime

By Julia Barton

What does he remember from three months ago? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 10:25
  • USA

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This Can Go On Forever

By Shea Shackelford & Virginia Millington

Eighteen years after Carol gave up her son for adoption, she still believed they would meet again. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Resound #145 The Fathers Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Dads, in all their glory. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #61: The I Hate This Show

By Various producers

This hour: a man grapples with the stillbirth of his son with surprising grace and clear-eyed honesty. (more)

Flightseries_2
  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (I'd Have a Child)

By Michael De Bonis

For most of her life, Caitlin didn't want to have children, but after thirteen years with Devin and a change of heart, she is expecting a son. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 6:14
  • USA

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Capturing the Brief Life and Death of an Infant

By Mary Beth Kirchner

Barch Levi Blum was born in late 2009 at Toronto’s Mt. Sinai Hospital. He lived for ten minutes. (more)

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