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A woman speaks with one of the men who saved her life on Christmas Eve 1956, after her mother jumped with her off a bridge and into the river below.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 02:31
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Life’s precarious journey—lessons today’s parents often avoid. Rediscover the frightening tales from our collective past.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 11:46
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On the streets, Danny compares himself to an animal in the wild that is in constant danger. Growing up around gangbangers, it felt natural for him ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:49
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A flash-fiction story told from the perspective of a boy getting his bearings in the grown-up world of funerals.

  • Added: May 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:01
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This piece investigates the particular difficulties of struggling with addiction as a mother.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Nine year old Gary Hayman ran away from a Rhode Island mental hospital in 1952 and sparked the biggest manhunt in state history.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:19
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Garth Mullins & Lisa Hale, Credit: Don Sawatzky
From the 19th century freak show to the East African black market in body parts to the modern cinema, the image of the albino has seized the popula...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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Two teenage sisters, whose names are withheld to respect their privacy, remember confiding in each other about being sexually abused by their uncle...

Bought by KMUD

  • Added: Nov 08, 2013
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Blood & Tears, Credit: George Gittoes
George Gittoes, a middle-aged painter, stands in his studio. Looking down on him, with her eyes filled with hatred, is his painting of a Rwandan wo...

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:18
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This kickoff show is steeped in Southern heat as the writers take us back to childhood summers. Sarah Mattingly takes a vacation to meet family, Sa...

Bought by KZYX

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Encounter strange characters with Ann Bittick, Mary Beck, and Sheila Keever. Southern-style storytelling in front of a live audience at Starving A...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
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A man decides to leave his unfaithful ex-girlfriend and their daughter.

  • Added: Apr 26, 2011
  • Length: 03:33
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Libby St. Pierre knew since she was a young girl that she wanted only a few simple things in life: a career, which she has as a nurse in Auburn, Ma...

Bought by PRX Remix, KUOW, and WMPG

  • Added: Jan 05, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 3
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14-year-old Santa Fe Student Felicia created her poem, inspired by a family portrait.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2009
  • Length: 04:10
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When you were younger, did you ever believe something which turned out not to be true? How about recently? Producers Allison and Nina explore scary...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network

  • Added: Mar 24, 2009
  • Length: 01:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Commentary on the recent decision in Kansas to restrict library books.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2009
  • Length: 02:47
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Eugene describes the aftermath of his accident and how he was touched by the divine.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2009
  • Length: 06:02
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Baltimore City Police head out to find kids wanted by the police...but meet the kids' mothers instead.

  • Added: May 14, 2008
  • Length: 06:56
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A single mother and her two teenage daughters tell the harrowing story of the girls' descent into an underworld of drugs and homelessness.

Bought by PRX Remix and KGLT

  • Added: Apr 10, 2007
  • Length: 34:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Elijah's Fan Dance, Credit: Ulla Johnson
A mother asks her 8yr old son what kind of ghost he would be if he were to suddenly die.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2006
  • Length: 03:33
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The war on contraception, and where it will end.

Bought by KRCC-FM

  • Added: May 31, 2006
  • Length: 02:07
  • Purchases: 1
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LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman's exploration of the murder of Eric Morse, a five-year-old who was pushed to his death from a 14th-floor window by tw...

Bought by KUT, KUT, KUT, Remix Radio, and KUER

  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 40:14
  • Purchases: 5
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A teenage couple's date takes a turn for the worse when they run into a girl they know.

Bought by KUT, PRX Remix, Remix Radio, and WZBC

  • Added: May 10, 2004
  • Length: 07:02
  • Purchases: 4