• 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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  • 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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  • 2014
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Mike and Victor: A Family Story

By Alex Kotlowitz & Amy Drozdowska

In 1993, Mike Checuga was a 24 year-old working obsessively long hours until his boss ordered him to take a day off each week. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:25
  • USA

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My Mother, Salt of the Earth

By Stephen Rickard

A mother insists that her children cook beans in a pressure cooker. (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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  • 2001
  • 22:56
  • USA

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Jay's Kids

By Alix Spiegel

Blues musician Screamin' Jay Hawkins had 57 children, some of whom were happier than others to learn of their father's prolific paternity. (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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  • 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)

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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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  • 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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  • 2003
  • 33:36
  • Australia

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The Dribble-Down Effect

By Eurydice Aroney

Blending satire, drama, and interviews, this Australian documentary portrays a not-so-distant future where robots care for children and parents agree to live apart from their families during the work week. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Invasion

By Robert McGinley Myers

One mother's attempt to fight off an invasion of mice just after her two-year-old son has been diagnosed with leukemia. (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
  • 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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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • Spain

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Strictly Vegetarian, or, Something Happened During That Trip to Malacca, Malaysia

By Jaume Pique & Manel Perez

She is now pregnant! (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2010
  • 1:35
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 15

By Dan Weismann

In which Calvin reflects on the meaning and measure of fatherhood. (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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