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This Minorcan gin tells us quite a bit about the island's history and culture.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:57
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An achingly passionate two part radio drama based on the true story of the boy soldier MIRAD learning to survive in war-torn Bosnia.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 47:15
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This deeply moving dramatised reconstruction, is based on the extraordinary love letters of two Russian Jews living in Stalin’s Russia in the 1930s.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 13:47
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Maisy is a shop dog in Toronto, but she had to take time off -- a sick leave. To battle her cancer, her humans traveled with Maisy to seek treatmen...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 27:43
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Pet owners are displaying their love for their animals on their skin. We trace why the ancient art form is showing up now as pet portrait tattoos.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 21:55
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Growing up, my family played a lot of music. We also performed... mostly funerals. The driving force behind it all? My dad. So, in order to better ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:53
Caption: Julie in her garden, Credit: Julie Soller
"I was a drug smuggler for love, I was a drug smuggler for my mom."

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 09:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 25
Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving more than 6 million children. Being one of these chi...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:11:33
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This special episode of Mortified features the story of a closeted teenager who escapes the bullies at school and retreats into his bedroom where h...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 34:43
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Our lakes are worlds unto themselves, but when one becomes covered with a roof of ice nearly two feet thick, it takes on an isolation and beauty th...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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When you look into the eyes of someone who’s Bi-Polar, it’s like looking at a hurricane from space. You can see the swirling mass, but the real ho...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 09:31
  • Purchases: 5
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A Song Story is a mini-history of a time, a place, an individual and a song. It's a personal experience, rising from memory every time we hear a ce...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2016
  • Length: 06:50
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This seasoned pork sausage has a flavor as rich as its history.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:44
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A young man's journey from his home in Chile to his host family in suburban Minnesota quickly turns from exciting adventure to a nightmare.

  • Added: Dec 26, 2015
  • Length: 30:20
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When Thanksgiving arrived in 2008, Robert found himself struggling with a tangled mess of emotions. The economic crisis in the U.S., big changes at...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2015
  • Length: 31:20
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We all live with the knowledge of our own mortality, but what about those who know more, how do you chart a course through the world when the end i...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2015
  • Length: 22:34
Caption: Lise Saffran, Credit: Meredith Turk
Lise Saffran explores her son Jonah’s decision to embark on a Jewish rite of passage, despite the fact that he comes from a secular home.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:58
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Like the JFK assassination, everyone remembers what they were doing when they heard the news. For Aliza Goren, that isn’t so hard – she was one of ...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 09:56
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For years Danna Harman had been reporting the same old political stories for The Jerusalem Post. She wanted out. That’s how she found herself in Ke...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 20:05
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On July 17th, 1981 The Kansas City Hyatt Hotel Skywalk fell onto the unsuspecting attendants at one of the hotel’s popular Tea Dances. 114 people w...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 10:26
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Two journeys - in very different directions, and taken for very different reasons - out of, and then into, Africa.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 44:14
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What if an influential teacher set you on your life's path? What would that teacher say if she met you today?

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 19:07
Caption: Laila & Aleks at a house show in May, 2013
This is a story of a white immigrant troublemaker from Eastern Europe, a black revolutionary musician from New York and how one of them saves the o...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 13:56

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:13
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I spent a lot of time with my grandmother when I was a kid. She told me some weird stuff about the imminent end of the world.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:19