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Pittsburgh-based sculptor Thaddeus Mosley (b. 1926) reflects on his life and art based on interviews conducted by teens Martay Howard and Wyatt Wad...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:15

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:32
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Malik Bankston, Executive Director, The Kingsley Center (b. 1962), reflects on his college experience and his desire to better his community based ...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:49
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The child of two Longhorn Band veterans digs into the unseen world of the band's strangest traditions, from "hupping" to the secret "10 til 2" saying.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:06
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Physics, math, canyoning between buildings: Not scary. Finding an apartment, learning how to vote: Scary. How one young woman feels about making th...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 03:40
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Does your race affect how you act? Well, it probably affected how you answered that question.... In this award-winning story, hear why one young ma...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Seventeen year-old Shamarra Rombawa lives in Wilmington, Delaware. Her city was dubbed "Murder Town" by a 2014 article in Newsweek because of its h...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 03:08
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When 16 year-old Max Rakus set off to Germany right after his sophomore year of high school ended, he had no idea that the trip would change him fo...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:39
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Sam hails from Bosnia, but she’s lived in the US for the last 6 years. Sometimes she finds that her two cultures have opposing values. Add to that ...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:58
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12 year old Lesly Monroy was being bullied at school. She decided to make a radio story about it. In the process, she found out she wasn't alone ...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 04:54
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An inspirational story of a boy overcoming his fear of water.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:52
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A ninth grader's story of finding his way on the fencing piste.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 11:27
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The most important meal of the day - breakfast - is no longer a priority among teenagers. Why can't they find the time for golden waffles doused in...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:33
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Katia Hauser explores the intricacies of teenagers having the legal right to make their own medical decisions.

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2015
  • Length: 02:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Are you ever concerned that your pajamas are not seasonally appropriate? Fret no more. Ellery Stritzinger speaks to a professional about staying cu...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:21
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Los Angeles County's poverty line is almost at 20%, and the majority of these households have children. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LA...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Mina, a high school freshman, has always been bored by love. This year she found an identity that seemed to fit: aromantic. Mina interviews her mom...

  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:05
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The day you graduate college is suppose full of smiles, family pictures, and a sense of accomplishment. But what happens after that day when you pa...

Bought by American Voices and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Producer Cheri Trusler's grandparents had a lot of cows to sell right around the time cattle prices in Montana were at their highest. That windfall...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:45
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A family in Texas deals with, and raises, all sorts of reptilian creatures. Produced by students at Grisham Middle School for Stories from Deep in ...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Have you ever stuck with something that was difficult because you knew the reward was worth the journey? Follow Robert Franklin’s day as he prepare...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:21
Caption: Samaj examines his painting. It is part of his new series, called Entry/Dropline.
An artist living in Seattle has just had to move for the fifth time in four years. As he gets older it's becoming harder and harder for him to expo...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
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My experience in the immigration system.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:35
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A story I told for our embarrassment podcast. Edited by the amazing Mr. Nathan Friend.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:26