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Tim King 

1403: A Wrestler, an Exoneree, and a Nurse, 1/14/2014

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:57

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A little boy and his grandma attend a pro-wrestling match in 1955; a prisoner is contacted by a girl who says she’s his daughter; a high school principal goes above and beyond with a needy student; a teenager has a life changing experience during an internship at a hospital; and an experienced nurse has to act fast to save a life. Hosted by The Moth's Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Richard Price bonds with his pro-wrestling-loving grandmother in 1955.
 
Rickie Johnson gets a letter from his long last daughter while in prison.
 
Tim King forms a strong bond with a student who changes his life.
Merlixse Ventura is an intern on a pediatric oncology unit.
 
Lydia Velez encounters a patient’s unusual wound.

Piece Description

Richard Price bonds with his pro-wrestling-loving grandmother in 1955.
 
Rickie Johnson gets a letter from his long last daughter while in prison.
 
Tim King forms a strong bond with a student who changes his life.
Merlixse Ventura is an intern on a pediatric oncology unit.
 
Lydia Velez encounters a patient’s unusual wound.

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Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "They're all screaming and I think I'm dead..."
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 21:57
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX this is the Moth Radio Hour..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 21:57- 22:57

Segment 2: 22:57 - 43:07
In cue: "From PRX, this is the Moth Radio Hour..."
Out cue: "This hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 43:07 - 44:06

Segment 3: 44:07 - 59:57
In cue: "From PRX, this is the Moth Radio Hour..."
Out cue: "...and everything else, go to our website themoth.org." [MUSIC ENDS]

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings. Temporary Residence, LTD 2088 :00
T 4.2 Nigel Kennedy and the Kroke Band East Meets WEst. EMI Records 2007 :00
Tipitina Dr. John Dr. John's Gumbo. Atlantic Recording 2005 :00
What We Need Bill Frisell History, Mystery. Nonesuch Records 2008 :00

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www.themoth.org