Caption: Flora Hogman, Credit: Sarah Stacke
Image by: Sarah Stacke 
Flora Hogman 

1313: Texas Hold' Em, Kin, and Cloistered Nuns, 5/21/2013

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:59

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Professional gambler Annie Duke details a pivotal poker game at the televised Tournament of Champions; road rage lands a  new mom in jail; a young woman is about to give birth just as her grandfather is dying; and a Holocaust survivor describes hiding with cloistered nuns as a little girl during World War 2. 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. Note: some stories are emotionally intense and not for children. See the Content Advisory below.     Read the full description.

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Annie Duke plays the most high-stakes poker game of her life, live on camera, in Las Vegas.

Stacy Keene learns that her grandfather is terminally ill just as she announces her first pregnancy.

Adam Fawer must bail his hot-headed wife out of jail after a traffic incident gets her arrested.

Flora Hogman survives the Holocaust but loses her identity while hidden in a convent with nuns.

Sarah Austin Jenness hosts 

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Piece Description

Annie Duke plays the most high-stakes poker game of her life, live on camera, in Las Vegas.

Stacy Keene learns that her grandfather is terminally ill just as she announces her first pregnancy.

Adam Fawer must bail his hot-headed wife out of jail after a traffic incident gets her arrested.

Flora Hogman survives the Holocaust but loses her identity while hidden in a convent with nuns.

Sarah Austin Jenness hosts 

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Timing and Cues

Timings include a five-minute news hole.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "He took his napkin from the table…"
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 24:37
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX, this is The Moth Radio Hour. I'm Sarah Austin Jeness…"
Out cue: "The Moth is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 24:38 - 25:38

Segment 2: 25:39 - 39:20
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 39:21 - 40:21

Segment 3: 40:22 - 52:59
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "...and everything else, go to our website the moth.org." [MUSIC ENDS]

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings. Temporary Residence Ltd 2008 :00
Feels So Good Poke LaFarge & the South City Three Middle of Everywhwere. Trade Root Music Group 2011 :00
Texas Hold 'Em Anni Piper Texas Hold "em. Black Market Music 2007 :00
Struggle Part 2 Bill Frisell History, Mystery. Nonesuch 2008 :00
Big Top Tin Hat Foreign Legion. BAG Productions 2010 :00
Lost in Time Nigel Kennedy East Meets West. EMI Records 2003 :00

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