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Nicholas Heyward Sr. remembers his son, Nicholas Jr., a 13-year-old who was playing with a toy gun when he was killed by a police officer in Brookl...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 02:40
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When Marine Cpl. Zach Stiles returned from Iraq, he couldn't sleep, hold down a job or pay rent. He and his father sat down with StoryCorps to talk...

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 03:21
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The universe of classical music -- sometimes more, sometimes less -- figures in three of our readings for the week of May 18. Here's one of them, t...

  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:40
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A childhood of poverty and hunger in Scotland left me hungry in the U.S. decades later, no matter how much I ate...until I was fed by the love of a...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 04:14
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Lois Duncan grew up in Sarasota, Florida, the daughter of internationally known magazine photographers, Joseph and Lois Steinmetz. From early child...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 23:46
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Lois Duncan grew up in Sarasota, Florida, the daughter of internationally known magazine photographers, Joseph and Lois Steinmetz. From early child...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 25:19
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When Amy and Ryan Green's son Joel was diagnosed with cancer, they decided build an inspirational video game based on this treatment. But Joel didn...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 17:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Sarah Friebert offers insights on the grief at the loss of a child.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Bill Jones, the first single man in California to successfully adopt a child, tells his friend Stu Maddux about his son, Aaron.

Bought by WEZU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Marlo Mack interviews her daughter about what it's like to be a six-year-old transgender girl. Her daughter shares her story and offers some advic...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 03, 2015
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Trayvon Martin icon, Credit: Jasmine Brown
Jasmine Brown is a Seattle artist who says her work is a constructive response to injustice. Her art pieces were part of the “Under My Skin” exhibi...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:35
Caption: Rolanda Scott, Credit: John MacLellan
Art teacher and glass sculptor Rolanda Scott was first diagnosed with breast cancer years ago, but she kept teaching and for the longest while surv...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:20
Caption: Rolanda Scott , Credit: John MacLellan
Sometimes art can ease your pain, maybe even save your life. And the medium you started working in sometimes becomes another form all together. Rol...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 25:30
Caption: Birth photographers capture a mother's earliest moments with her new child., Credit: Emily Goodstein
Photographing childbirth isn't always easy or convenient, but Emily Goodstein says it's a deeply rewarding job.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 06:23
  • Purchases: 2
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29 year old Kate hasn't eaten for six months. She has been hospitalised 11 times this year. She's had an eating disorder since she was a teenager. ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 51:41
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How old is gender? Can a six-year-old child really be considered transgender? Marlo Mack explores this question, with a little help from her tran...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2014
  • Length: 08:54
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Some exes live 15 minutes apart, but they drive more than an hour to exchange their kids through an organization in Brunswick, Maine. Home to Home ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:13
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Lilly Pyle is a skilled hair stylist in Portland, but she's also skilled in combat training. She grew up in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, and as ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 08:06
  • Purchases: 1
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What is daily life like when your young son becomes your daughter? Marlo Mack explains what it's like to have a transgender kindergartener.

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 09:36
  • Purchases: 2
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A mother comes to terms with the fact that her young son...is actually her daughter.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WNPR, PRX Remix, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 4
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A candidate for Wisconsin's 51st Assembly district remembers his son, Peter, who brought so much joy into his life.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:19
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Mother’s Day is the one day of the year we set aside to honor mothers. Some do it with flowers and cards. For women who are in prison and their chi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 24:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Baby Jonathan, 10 days old, Credit: Kristin Gourlay
More babies are being born dependent on the opioid drugs their pregnant mothers were taking. Their condition, called neonatal abstinence syndrome, ...

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 06:47
Caption: Veronica Martinez with her daughter inside Folsom Women's Prison in Northern California., Credit: Nancy Mullane
Veronica Martinez is a mother in prison. While in county jail awaiting trial she gave birth to her daughter Amaya Martinez. The Bureau of Justice S...

  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 24:13
Caption: Rick Rayburn cares for his wife Marianne who has dementia., Credit: Andrew Nixon | Capital Public Radio
If you're not a caregiver now there's a good chance you'll become one, joining an estimated 66 million adults who make up the "backbone" of America...

Bought by KOSU, KQED, KZYX, KWGS, KCBX and more


  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 54:03
  • Purchases: 18