Caption: Elna Baker, Credit: Sarah Stacke
Image by: Sarah Stacke 
Elna Baker 

1301: Virginity, Fidelity, and Fertility, 1/1/2013

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

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A special live edition of The Moth at Town Hall in NYC with Garrison Keillor, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. World renowned conservationist and field biologist Alan Rabinowitz ("Man and Beast", MRH episode 902) makes a life-changing friendship while studying the Taron tribe of the Himalayas; a woman describes how her father’s risky entrepreneurial endeavors kept her close-knit Southern family in flux; and a woman raised as a Mormon is terrified that her parents will disown her when she confesses that she has left the faith.  The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.   Read the full description.

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Tina McElroy Ansa is a little girl when her father’s business goes under and her family must leave their beloved, expansive home.

Alan Rabinowitz treks through the Himalayas to study the Taron, a dying race of people, and makes discoveries about himself.
 
Elna Baker must tell her Mormon parents that she has made an irreversible change in her life.
 
Hosted by Jay Allison/Garrison Keillor 

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Piece Description

Tina McElroy Ansa is a little girl when her father’s business goes under and her family must leave their beloved, expansive home.

Alan Rabinowitz treks through the Himalayas to study the Taron, a dying race of people, and makes discoveries about himself.
 
Elna Baker must tell her Mormon parents that she has made an irreversible change in her life.
 
Hosted by Jay Allison/Garrison Keillor 

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Segment 2: 25:14- 42:01
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Break 2: 42:02 - 43:01

Segment 3: 43:02 - 58:58
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Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings. Temporary Residence 2008 :00
Blues Jimmy Giuffre + Pee Wee Russell The Sound of Jazz. Sony Music Entertainment 1958 :00
Set to Be Hearty Kyauk Sein Jazz Bridges Myanmar. American Voices Productions 2009 :00

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