Caption: Adam Wade, Credit: Jason Falchook
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Adam Wade 

1305: Epilepsy, Roast Beef, and Adoption, 1/29/2013

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

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Slow service at a deli counter leads to an angry and regrettable outburst; a husband describes his wife’s lifelong battle with epilepsy;  a teenager gives birth and makes the ultimate choice; and a social worker has a client who is beyond his control. Hosted by George Dawes Green, founder of The Moth.   The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Read the full description.

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Adam Wade loses his temper at the supermarket deli counter.
 
Peter Aguero stands by helpless while doctors diagnose a seizure in his epileptic wife.
 
Susan Kent is in denial about being pregnant until she delivers Baby Girl.
 
Steven Puente is a social worker who tries to take a teenage client out for ice cream in the wrong neighborhood.

Hosted by George Dawes Green, founder of The Moth. 

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Piece Description

Adam Wade loses his temper at the supermarket deli counter.
 
Peter Aguero stands by helpless while doctors diagnose a seizure in his epileptic wife.
 
Susan Kent is in denial about being pregnant until she delivers Baby Girl.
 
Steven Puente is a social worker who tries to take a teenage client out for ice cream in the wrong neighborhood.

Hosted by George Dawes Green, founder of The Moth. 

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Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "The guy in the pink shirt is kinda clenching…"
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 14:44
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX, this is The Moth Radio Hour. I'm George Dawes Green…"
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 14:45 - 15:45

Segment 2: 15:46 - 35:53
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 35:54 - 36:54

Segment 3: 36:55 - 58:58
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "...and everything else, go to our website the moth.org." [MUSIC ENDS]

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