Caption: Ed Koch, Credit: Sarah Stacke
Image by: Sarah Stacke 
Ed Koch 

1102: Prosthetics, Boot Camp and Heartache, 8/6/2013

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:58

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Double amputee Aimee Mullins chronicles her adventures with prosthetic legs as an athlete, actress and artist; the mother of a bullied teen tells the story of his suicide; Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch stands up to his anti-Semitic platoon leader while in training for WWII; and three teenagers from Grace King High School in New Orleans share their stories on the theme Prejudice and Power. Hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness, The Moth's Producing Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Read the full description.

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Aimee Mullins:  An award-winning athlete, artist and double amputee describes her relationship with her prosthetic legs. 

Sirdeaner Walker: A mother speaks of her son's suicide after he was bullied at school.

Ed Koch: An anti-semetic platoon leader is taken to task at a WWII basic training camp.

Axel Gutierrez, Tayana Robinson, Alexis Garcia:  Three teenagers from Grace King High School in New Orleans share their stories on the theme Prejudice and Power.

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Piece Description

Aimee Mullins:  An award-winning athlete, artist and double amputee describes her relationship with her prosthetic legs. 

Sirdeaner Walker: A mother speaks of her son's suicide after he was bullied at school.

Ed Koch: An anti-semetic platoon leader is taken to task at a WWII basic training camp.

Axel Gutierrez, Tayana Robinson, Alexis Garcia:  Three teenagers from Grace King High School in New Orleans share their stories on the theme Prejudice and Power.

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Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "Coming up next, The Moth Radio Hour..."
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INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59
Timings are as they occur with a 5-minute news hole after the billboard.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "Coming up next, The Moth Radio Hour..."
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 20:01
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX, this is The Moth Radio Hour, I'm Sarah Austin Jenness..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 20:02 - 21:02

Segment 2: 21:03 - 43:36
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 43:37 - 44:37

Segment 3: 44:38 - 53:00
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "...and everything else, go
to our website themoth.org." [MUSIC ENDS]

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The Red Truth Helios Caesura. Type 2008 :00
Pablo Looks Back Tin Hat Trio Book of Silk. Artemis 2004 :00

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