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In the summer of 2013, I traveled a six hundred miles, and 200 years into the past to spend nine days living and working aboard the U.S. Brig Niaga...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 10:04
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Diaries of a teenager who always seems to fall for guys who just aren't into women.

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 19:46
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Brother Twelve ran a colony on Vancouver Island in the late 1920s. What started as a utopian community ended in pieces. This is a weird exploration...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 43:00
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Packed in one car, Elaine Manis, her six siblings, and her mother set out on a trip from the small town of Forgan, Oklahoma, to the seaside town of...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:24
Caption: Ingrid Tischer, director of development, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) and Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow, Alice Wong, Credit: Alice Wong
Community Storytelling Fellow, Alice Wong asks, how do people with disabilities who rely on personal assistance negotiate their relationships with ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 11:33
Caption: Alana Theriault, disability benefits counselor in Berkeley, California and Alice Wong, Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow, Credit: Alice Wong
Whether you’re a paid home care provider, or rely on personal assistance to meet your daily needs, or a family member caring for a loved one, the n...

Bought by WRIR

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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During the night of November 13th, 2015, a series of terrorist attacks claimed by ISIL killed 130 people and injured 368 in Paris, France. Kansas C...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 10:05
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What does it feel like to be an outside in the middle of a national crisis? A Japanese-Canadian perspective on the earthquake and tsunami that shoo...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:37
Caption: Dayton Correctional Institution, Credit: r wilde
An inmate talks about how her incarceration has brought her mother around in a full circle: remembering how her mother visited her father in prison...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:32
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Do you know that feeling you get when you’re about to leave a place? Like you’re seeing it all for the first time? That all the sounds and sights ...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2016
  • Length: 22:59
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Randy Brown has to, no lie, shoot a bear and immediately grab it by the tail and Glenner Anderson makes the cardinal mistake of bear encounters--he...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: How does one get to the 19th floor?
Produced by two-time Peabody Award winning feature producer, Greg R. Barron, “The 19th Floor” is a light-hearted little “ditty”, an acoustic ariett...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 12:53
Caption: In one word, its message spoke of a thousand stories, stories of sadness and joy. Short stories and epic tomes.
A personal, acoustic account of discovery...discovery of something close but unseen for many years. It is a metaphorical story about Hope..hope los...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 19:55
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This ancient, raw soup is easier than you think.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:58
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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. With the forme...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 45:59
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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.

Bought by KUNM

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 1
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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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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."

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 09:05
  • Purchases: 2
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...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • 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...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WABE, The Story, KUOW, and PRX Remix

  • 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