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What happens when someone does something to their house that stands out in the neighborhood? Lucia Duncan, from Somerville, Massachusetts, went to ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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“I crawled through the underbrush, then I popped out into a beautiful, green clearing in the middle of the city. And in the center of it, about 20 ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 12:00
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The diaries of a teenager from the South Bronx whose life changes when she discovers The Cure. Featuring Special Guest Host, Lol Tolhurst, foundin...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 20:09
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Museums as machines to create stories. Things that can happen, sometimes, in a summer afternoon, when there is nothing better to do. This came bac...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:48
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The letters of a teenager desperately trying keep her boyfriend's spirits up while he serves time.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2015
  • Length: 23:06
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A scientist recounts the harrowing quest for life beneath the ice

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 25:11
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A baseball epiphany shared in sound rich audio … listen … (3:34) …

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:27

  • 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
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I hate high fives and have only tried to high five one person as an adult. It was Denzel Washington. He wasn't really into it.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
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A story about the transformative power of loss. How one tiny life can become so large, that you begin to see it everywhere and in everything that y...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 20:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Anna Reidy is unable to forget the sound of the "war games" her family involved her in when she was a child, in this detailed report on the organiz...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 10:55
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An audible explanation of the series, "Tuned to Yesterday". Intended for PD's.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 13:40
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The diaries of a high school misfit who in an attempt to fit in found herself in a series of epic, embarrassing moments -- culminating at the SATs.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 15:17
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Is live theatre still relevant? Why do I spend my summers doing family-friendly theatre in small towns?

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:27
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“He told me she had stolen about 40 thousand dollars from people. Then he told me I should lawyer up."

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 12:32
  • Purchases: 1
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What It Is Like Working at a Funeral Home

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2015
  • Length: 27:40
  • Purchases: 1
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An intimate conversation with Studs about the edges of life and death.

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:59
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In the summer of 1970, when she was 21, Patrice Gaines spent several weeks in jail facing charges for possession of heroin. She was a drug abuser s...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 11:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Being a soccer mom is harder than it looks.

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2015
  • Length: 24:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Downing attended the exhibit "Davidson At Eighty, A Retrospective" at the Watermark Art Center in Bemidji. The exhibit celebrates the work of...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 03:26
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Caption: A young Belinda Cai and her father., Credit: Belinda Cai
Belinda Cai knew only the outline of her father’s childhood in China's Cultural Revolution. Recently, when she asked her father for details, she wa...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Victor Figueroa looks the part of a Hispanic, but some call him a "fake Puerto Rican," since he doesn't speak Spanish and knows few customs. Here,...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:52
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The Creative Pulse is an intense summer graduate program offered through the University of Montana. The perception of many is teachers have their “...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 06:24
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Amina Al-Sadi is a 25-year-old American Muslim currently observing the holy month of Ramadan. Amina explains why its a tough time to be Muslim in A...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 05:30
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