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Caption: Jay Ipson, Credit: John MacLellan
Jay Ipson is a survivor of the first magnitude. He learned his survival skills under the most harrowing conditions known to man. As a young boy, he...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:41
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Maisy is a shop dog in Toronto, but she had to take time off -- a sick leave. To battle her cancer, her humans traveled with Maisy to seek treatmen...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 27:43
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Pet owners are displaying their love for their animals on their skin. We trace why the ancient art form is showing up now as pet portrait tattoos.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 21:55
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New to Los Angeles, Ann was excited to start a new job and experience the Southern California lifestyle. However, she ran into some trouble when sh...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:48
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Growing up, my family played a lot of music. We also performed... mostly funerals. The driving force behind it all? My dad. So, in order to better ...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:53
Caption: Julie in her garden, Credit: Julie Soller
"I was a drug smuggler for love, I was a drug smuggler for my mom."

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 09:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 12
When 20-year-old Morgan Ingram tragically died in 2011, the family couldn't deal with their grief. What followed was a bizarre and prolonged Intern...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:14:10
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 11
What happens when a family's grief slips into malice and madness, when a mother is so hell-bent on being portrayed as a victim that she begins vict...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:53
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Refugees and the trouble they're running from... Mark Twain... and Cloudy Days...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:59:06
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Space tribute to Ziggy Stardust, the State of Jefferson is declared from the West steps of California's capitol and elongated skulls found by arche...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:20:36
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In this episode of Wish We Were Here, we tell the remarkable story of Bishop Castle--an incredible piece of folk architecture that is likely one of...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 59:08
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During the industrial revolution, Pittsburgh welcomed thousands of immigrants to southwestern Pennsylvania. The city remains welcoming to families ...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:54
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The Mummers Day Parade is as quintessentially South Philadelphia as Ben Franklin or Willy Penn, a Philly cheese steak or Italian water ice. It’s u...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 08:47
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This year's Christmas special is entirely devoted to the one but for whom there would be no Christmas...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:58:41
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4700 Eastern Ave: One block. Everybody's story.

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mount Everest as seen from an aircraft from airline company Drukair in Bhutan. The aircraft is south of the mountains, facing north., Credit: Papa Lima Whiskey 2
An incredible story of a cancer survivor that goes on to do the impossible.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2015
  • Length: 34:49
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When Thanksgiving arrived in 2008, Robert found himself struggling with a tangled mess of emotions. The economic crisis in the U.S., big changes at...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2015
  • Length: 31:20
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We all live with the knowledge of our own mortality, but what about those who know more, how do you chart a course through the world when the end i...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2015
  • Length: 22:34
Caption: The Purdy family pose in Winchester, Massachusetts in 1984 when all four kids were in high school. From left, Kristen, Ron, Jessica, Hoãng Stephen, David and Pamela Purdy., Credit: Photo courtesy Pamela Chatterton Purdy
For more than forty years, Reverend David Purdy and his wife Pamela saw themselves as the heroes in their own story – white people who were civil r...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 14:10
  • Purchases: 2
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Women over 30 who haven't yet had kids are often told “tick tick; your biological clock is running out of time." Marnie Chesterton digs into the f...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jerry Benham and Stanley McMurray, Credit: renee wilde
Jerry and Jane Benham own a Century Farm that they have preserved for the next generation of farming.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: Julija Šukys , Credit: Meredith Turk
Julija Šukys talked to photographer Shane Epping about his extraordinary volunteer work and how it relates to the loss of his first daughter.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 07:16
Caption: Lise Saffran, Credit: Meredith Turk
Lise Saffran explores her son Jonah’s decision to embark on a Jewish rite of passage, despite the fact that he comes from a secular home.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:58
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What do you do when you realize that in order to be true to yourself, you have to shatter everything around you, including the lives of those you l...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 40:52
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Dabbling in religious conspiracy, not even the pope can escape the commentary of this show...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:41:15