• 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Scared

By John Biewen

A guy muses on the fears associated with a loved one's body. (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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  • 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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  • 2008
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #84: The Girls vs. Boys Show

By Various producers

This hour: girls, boys, and sleepover reconnaissance. (more)

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  • 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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  • 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)

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  • 2011
  • 23:23
  • Canada

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The Small Person Acquisition Project

By Kristin Nelson

This is a story about two men and a little baby... well, a big baby actually. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:50
  • ENGLAND

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Sweet Chili Baby

By Dea Cisar

A talk with Amos and Ruth in their kitchen as they share their excitement for food and speculate on how it will be passed on to the next generation. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 4:02
  • USA

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Shattered School

By Melissa Block & Andrea Hsu

Among the victims of the powerful earthquake near Chengdu, China, are hundreds of young students who are feared dead after being trapped in the rubble of their middle school. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 17:31
  • USA

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Tom Girls

By Mary Beth Kirchner & Rebecca Weiker

Tom Girls is the story of two eight year-old girls who meet at a conference for families with transgender children. (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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  • 2013
  • 4:49
  • USA

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KCRW's 24-Hour Radio Race

By Cristina Parry & Bob Carlson

At the stroke of 10am PT on August 17th, 2013, producers around the world lept into action. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:55
  • USA

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A Sweet Boy That Can't Savor

By Will Denselow

For most New Yorkers being surrounded by food is a blessing, but for one boy in Queens it's tormenting. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:47
  • USA

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Sweet Baby June Eats the World

By Matt Largey

One night in the life of our 8 month old daughter, June. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 26:34
  • USA

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Mei Mei, A Daughter's Song

By Dmae Roberts

Dmae Roberts tell two interwoven stories in this personal documentary: the frustration she feels not living up to her mother's ideal of a perfect Taiwanese daughter and the compassion she has for a mother who as a child suffered abuse, starvation, and the horrors of World War Two. (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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