Caption: Satori Shakoor, Credit: Sarah Stacke
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Satori Shakoor 

1204: Grandparents, Pole Dancing and Lust, 7/23/2013

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:58

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A family of amateur detectives crack a case; a librarian takes a dance class to spice things up; a father and son come to terms in Newark Airport; a grandson brings joy to a nursing home; and a woman releases her grief and lets her passion take over. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson. Read the full description.

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Steve Zimmer's family is not the most popular, but their attention to detail does help solve a rash of neighborhood crimes.

Amy Rood thinks she can learn to be seductive if she takes a pole dancing class.

Jay Dixit feels alienated from his father but makes a connection during an airport layover.

Robert Weinstein visits his grandmother in a nursing home and takes her dancing in the recreation room.

Satori Shakoor grieves the loss of her mother and then son, but finds that her passion for connection sustains her.

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Piece Description

Steve Zimmer's family is not the most popular, but their attention to detail does help solve a rash of neighborhood crimes.

Amy Rood thinks she can learn to be seductive if she takes a pole dancing class.

Jay Dixit feels alienated from his father but makes a connection during an airport layover.

Robert Weinstein visits his grandmother in a nursing home and takes her dancing in the recreation room.

Satori Shakoor grieves the loss of her mother and then son, but finds that her passion for connection sustains her.

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Timing and Cues

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "My friend Michelle mentioned..."
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 25:48
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX, this is The Moth Radio Hour, I'm Jenifer Hixson..."
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 1: 25:49 - 26:48

Segment 2: 26:49 - 40:51
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: 40:52 - 41:51

Segment 3: 41:52- 58:57
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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Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings . Temporary Residence, Ltd 2009 :00
Cut in Line Jason Mills DR Mills Music 2012 :00
Aligator Boogaloo West Side Horns San Quimas. Dialtone Records 2003 :00
Hot in Here Tony Evans Latin Heat 4. Tema International Ltd 2006 :00
Some Enchanted Evening Perry Como Perry Como's Greatest Hits. BMG entertainment 1999 :00
The Unknown Triveni Triveni Confluence. Triveni Music 2007 :00
Amorous The Brides of Funkenstein Funk or Walk. Wounded Bird Records 2011 :00

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