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A young swimmer overcomes ridicule at a posh country club.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 09:05
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A boy ventures into the Michigan woods for his first hunt.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 12:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A Peace Corps volunteer crosses a line in Paraguay.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:38
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An American traveler visits the doctor in Peru.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:20
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Stealing a Playboy on Main Street, USA.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:42
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After all, you do need something to listen to when on infinite hold with Verizon.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:26
Caption: The Dixon Ticonderoga Pencil, Credit: Bryan Ward
Author, producer and teacher Bryan Ward loves the Dixon Ticonderoga pencil, but his relationship with the writing utensil has soured since he disc...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
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How do you plan a road trip from one side of the continent to the other – or Can you?

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 05:37
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What is librarian Emily's biggest fear? Not being able to finish all the books she is in the middle of.

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Faye Lane, Credit: Roger Ho
A flight attendant describes how she adjusts her attitude while up in the air; a Vietnamese family is forced to flee from their home to take refuge...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, Marfa Public Radio, WNPR, KCRW, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Kuku Sabzi for Nowruz., Credit: Photo by Mark Rinaldi / Serious Eats.
We spent an afternoon cooking three traditional Nowruz dishes with Saeed Pourkay, owner and chef of Taste of Persia NYC (www.facebook.com/TasteOfPe...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:45
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Janis Cramer’s grandmother wore polka dot dresses and chewed brown snuff tobacco. Here, Janis recalls her grandma’s dying wish: to feel sexy.

Bought by KGOU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Chang, Credit: Jason Falchook
A special live edition of The Moth at Cooper Union in NYC, "Moth Eaten: Adventures in Food". Best-selling author Adam Gopnik and his wife have an o...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, WNPR, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KBRP Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 38
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On March 11th, 2011 Justine Beed was sitting in an English classroom outside of Tokyo, when the 9.0 Earthquake hit near Fukushima.

Bought by MPR News Stations


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jesse Jackson speaks at the IIM, Credit: IIM Calcutta
Jessie Jackson was recently spotted in Calcutta, India. But why?

  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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How do you cope when you find out at the birth - that your baby has Down Syndrome? What are the first steps that you take?

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:55
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Features selections from recent issues of Quiddity, including “Sympathy for the Wendigo” by Tim Kahl, two poems from Kate Asche, as well as “A Leg ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 17:24
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The joy and heartbreak of bringing a jellyfish to Oklahoma.

Bought by KALW, KGOU, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:47
  • Purchases: 3
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How is raising a little girl in the United States different from raising her in India? What happens when you move to America where expectations fo...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elif Shafak, Credit: Sarah Stacke
A boy's Bar Mitzvah becomes a family battle ground; three literary pilgrims search for the author Paul Bowles in Morocco; and a novelist decides th...

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, Michigan Radio, PRX Remix, KCPW, KOSU and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 48
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Adam Karlin talks about the Boat Parade during Lundi Gras in New Orleans, and how he likes it more than the more traditional parts of Carnival.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
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Cristabel Amoah, a Minneapolis High School student, tells about her background. Unlike all the other students, she was born in England.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Carmen, a Minneapolis middle school student gives a fine accounting of why she is as she is.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:14
  • Purchases: 1
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A Minneapolis middle school student tells the world the experiences that motivate her life.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Brian gives us a detailed description of how hard it has been for him to get by.

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1