Caption: Siddhartha Mukherjee, Credit: Jason Falchook
Image by: Jason Falchook 
Siddhartha Mukherjee 

1302: Doctors, Saints, and Secrets, 1/8/2013

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:56

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A young doctor is whisked halfway across the globe to care for an ailing international religious icon, a daughter discovers her father’s painstakingly kept secret, and an oncologist raised in India describes the way death is handled in his native country. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.  

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Dr. George Lombardi is sent overseas to save the life of the most famous nun of all time.
 
Bliss Broyard learns the hidden facts about her father’s heritage just before he dies.
 
Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee describes the way his grandmother, and his native culture in India, embraced the end of life.

Hosted By Moth Artistic Director Catherine Burns 

Piece Description

Dr. George Lombardi is sent overseas to save the life of the most famous nun of all time.
 
Bliss Broyard learns the hidden facts about her father’s heritage just before he dies.
 
Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee describes the way his grandmother, and his native culture in India, embraced the end of life.

Hosted By Moth Artistic Director Catherine Burns 

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Break 1: 26:38 - 27:37

Segment 2: 27:38 - 43:10
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Break 2: 43:11 - 44:11

Segment 3: 44:12 - 58:56
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Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings. Temporary Residence Ltd 2008 :00
Introspection Rudresh Mahanthappa Kinsmen. Pi Recordings 2008 :00
Liberty City Jaco Pastorius feat. Herbie Hancock Invitation (Live). Warner Brothers 1983 :00
Blackbird Jaco Pastorius Word of Mouth. Warner Brothers 1981 :00
Big Ball of String asdf :00

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