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Caption: Claudia Anton (L) and Diana Keough (R)
Sisters from Wisconsin recount what it was like to find out both of their parents had AIDS, and to lose them both to the disease in the early 1990s.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Jarvis Johnson, Credit: photo by: Donny Rowles
Jarvis Johnson was a basketball prodigy by age 2. He’d developed elite basketball skills by the time he was 12, which is also about the time he dis...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:04
Caption: Students at Live Art., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art, sponsored by the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC), is the only program of its kind in the country. It’s th...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 25:38
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Jen Turner had always wanted to be a mom. But when she developed macular edema, an eye disease, doctors warned her that pregnancy could result in p...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:36
  • Purchases: 1
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The soundtrack of childhood.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2015
  • Length: 52:00
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Blobs + Heartbreak is the third episode of the podcast Last Best Stories produced by Jule Banville. It features two stories: The first (9:06), "Cri...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 15:05
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Who was your favorite teacher in high school? We all have that unforgettable teacher that sets us on our life’s trajectory. But most of the time we...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
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An intimate conversation with Studs about the edges of life and death.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Soraya Ahyaudin goes to graduate school in Los Angeles. She uses Skype to stay connected to her children in Malaysia. , Credit: Jocelyn Coffin
Soraya Ahyaudin is learning to be a virtual mom to her sons growing up almost 9,000 miles away. Skype keeps them connected, but sometimes it doesn’...

Bought by WAMC, XRAY.fm, and WABE

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
  • Purchases: 3
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An intimate conversation about the death of a child. What happens after the hardest thing happens?

  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 31:27
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Sean Carter was severely injured in a drunk driving accident in 2005. He cannot walk or talk, but speaks with the help of a computer. Sean intervie...

Bought by WTJU

  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jane Kaczmarek
Two short plays. The first stars Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm in the Middle") directed by Marsha Mason (four time Academy Award Nominee). Ms.Kaczmarek ...

Bought by KUNM

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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 XRAY.fm, WCPN, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 03, 2015
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 3
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