• 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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  • 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
  • Canada

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Mother Love

By Shannon Quinn

A woman decides to sober up for her daughter. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #101: The Rock Show

By Various

This hour: an all-woman Led Zeppelin cover band and metal-loving children. (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
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Family Tree

By Kyle Sweet-Chavez & Sergio Chavez

Two families share very different reasons for planting a tree when their baby is born. (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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  • 2007
  • 14:00
  • Canada

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A Fragile Son

By Carma Jolly & Surjit Sachdev

Surjit Sachdev grew up in a conservative family in India. Surjit’s father was an engineer, and he’s an engineer, but the family tradition ended when Surjit's son was born with a severe mental disability. (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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  • 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
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
  • 2:50
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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