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ALS
From: Bishop Sand
Series: Sift
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We’ve all gone through some grief. Daniel faces a very different kind because his father has ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Daniel talks about his tho...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 29, 2011
  • Length: 15:55
  • Purchases: 1
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A mother struggles to represent herself in a custody dispute when she runs out of money to pay her lawyer.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 23, 2011
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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George Robinson tells his daughter, Katie, about meeting his biological father after searching for more than 40 years.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 02:21
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Deoine and Vikky
YouthCast features a love story in honor of civil unions between same sex couples being recognized in the state of Illinois and the marriages of co...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and WGXC


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 07:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Lives can change in the flash of a moment: Helen Austin never sees the face of a stranger who saves her life, Susan Toone's life changes with one l...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gloria Arrieta-Sherman and her daughter Michaela Arrieta Nave., Credit: Photo courtesy of StoryCorps
Gloria Arrieta-Sherman never thought she would have kids – but at 36 she unexpectedly got pregnant, and nine months later Michaela was born. Gloria...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:05
Caption: Judy Brady and daughter Jillian Gustafson, Credit: Photo courtesy of StoryCorps
Dealing with death on a daily basis can be draining, but when the death affects your own family, well, that’s a different story altogether. Jillian...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 02:27
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Winners of the Arkansas Literary Festival share their winning stories: Jill Duvall visits an asylum, Wyatt Jones stands on the edge and tries not t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 22, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Humility and gratitude: Arthur Paul Bowen watches as his uncle must let his aunt go, Joanna Seibert travels to the other side of the world to give ...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2011
  • Length: 28:30
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Betsy Brooks tells her boyfriend, John Grecsek, about her father.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2011
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 2
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Broadway star Lawrence Hamilton on a special edition of Tales from the South, where Southern writers bring their own true stories to life in front ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Publisher and author Janis F. Kearney on a special edition of Tales from the South, where Southern writers bring their own true stories to life in ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Mattie River looked like a puppy when we first found her. She was small and frightened, could barely stand on her own paws. Her wants seemed so ins...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2011
  • Length: 25:56
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A beautiful story of adoption from rural East Cork - two children from Guatemala, an English mother and an Italian father.

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 22, 2011
  • Length: 38:39
  • Purchases: 2
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A man fulfills a promise to his 13-year old self by visiting the place his grandfather died, Blackrock island, Co.Mayo.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 20, 2011
  • Length: 09:39
  • Purchases: 1
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On Arranmore - one of the few inhabited islands off the Donegal coast - fishing has sustained a population for generations. Now, as the fishing ind...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jun 20, 2011
  • Length: 39:35
  • Purchases: 1
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A woman shares her decision to stop trying to help her mentally ill mother.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:27
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A young mother’s role in guiding her deaf son toward hearing and speaking.

Bought by WAMC, WMPG, and KUOW


  • Added: May 31, 2011
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 3
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Retired Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz remembers his wife, Staff Sgt. Kimberly Voelz, who died in Iraq while disarming an IED.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 2
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The U.S. military is changing. “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has been repealed, more women are serving, and the structure of military families is changin...

  • Added: May 25, 2011
  • Length: 05:37
Caption: For many months, this is the only dress Violet would wear. Joyce washed it every night in the sink., Credit: Joyce Slaton
A woman spends a month at home with her naked two-year-old daughter, trying to figure out why she won't wear clothes.

Bought by PRX Remix and KUT


  • Added: May 19, 2011
  • Length: 14:16
  • Purchases: 2
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A woman shares her decision to end a pregnancy.

  • Added: May 12, 2011
  • Length: 03:18
Caption: Conrad, Evelyn and Buhg
Aileen LeBlanc tells a very personal story of her friends Conrad and Evelyn who fell in love in older age.

  • Added: May 11, 2011
  • Length: 18:25
Caption: Ms Evelyn Williams, Credit: Michael Premo
Two first-person stories about the struggle for home. With mounting hospital bills, Linda Contes and her husband struggle to make mortgage payments...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 10, 2011
  • Length: 11:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Children playing in Brooklyn, Credit: Michael Premo
Two first-person stories about gentrification and the struggle for home. Maisha Morales and her 10-year-old son Anthony talk about how her successf...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 08:11
  • Purchases: 1