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In Your Face Parents

From: Radio Rookies
Length: 08:23

Heidi Choe thinks her parents are a little too involved in her life. Read the full description.

Heidilg_small Heidi Choe's parents locked the television in their bedroom because they thought she was watching too much TV. And sometimes her mom pulls a chair up next to her to see what Heidi's writing online. That kind of attention drives Heidi crazy.

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Piece Description

Heidi Choe's parents locked the television in their bedroom because they thought she was watching too much TV. And sometimes her mom pulls a chair up next to her to see what Heidi's writing online. That kind of attention drives Heidi crazy.

Broadcast History

Story aired on WNYC Radio in 2002.

Transcript

HOST INTRO:
Teenager Heidi Choe's parents once locked the television in their bedroom because they thought she was watching too much TV. And sometimes her mom pulls a chair up next to her to see what she's writing online. That kind of attention drives Heidi crazy. This story was produced by Radio Rookies, a program out of WNYC Radio.

HEIDI, NARRATION: My parents own a Korean comic book store that?s always filled with teens, smoking cigarette after cigarette. (sounds of store fade in) You can usually see a cloud of smoke hovering somewhere near the ceiling. (sounds of cash register) The girl who used to work at the cash register told me (cash register rings) that when I?m not there, my mom talks about me like I?m a perfect little angel.

JOY: Your mom say, blah blah blah, Heidi, blah blah blah blah, my dear, blah blah blah she?s so smart, she?s so good, she?s just so?

HEID...
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HOST INTRO:
Teenager Heidi Choe's parents once locked the television in their bedroom because they thought she was watching too much TV. And sometimes her mom pulls a chair up next to her to see what she's writing online. That kind of attention drives Heidi crazy. This story was produced by Radio Rookies, a program out of WNYC Radio.

HOST OUTRO:
This story was produced by WNYC's Radio Rookies. To learn more, go to WNYC.ORG.

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