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Patricia Mishler discusses with her daughters what it is like living with ALS, and her thoughts on knowing that the disease will one day take her l...

Bought by WEZU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 02:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Triptych photo illustration, Credit: Doug Dobey.
For the longest while I would think of my mother as a husk like the shell left behind by a cicada, all the internal meat gone, just a crisp skin re...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 27:38
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Segment 1: Cynthia Bulik/eating disorders Segment 2&3: Steve Sox/volunteer Segment 4: Judy Harris/lawyer Segment 5: Liisa Kyle/turning 50 Segment ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Hal Needham/stuntman Segment 2&3: Alexandra Horowitz/On Looking Segment 4: Bob Vetere/Wags to Riches Segment 5: Jeffrey Nash/reinvent...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Matt Thornhill/boomer marketing Segment 2&3: Gwen Rosener and Linda Murphy/women's employment Segment 4: Henry Alford/manners Segment 5:...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Angela Stowe (L) and Glenda Elliott (R)
Glenda Elliott, 75, tells her friend Angela Stowe about the love of her life, and what it was like to love another woman long before the gay rights...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Debby Wurster is having a ball at her new home in a retirement community. She's got a full calendar of activities, she's making new friends, and......

  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
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Segment 1: Dr. Joe Coughlin/AgeLab Segment 2: Edward Chamberlin/Islands Segment 3: Erin Murphy/Tabatha Segment 4: Dr. Osama Hamdy/diabetes Segme...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Carlotta Walls Lanier Segment 2: Dr. Patton Segment 3: Roman Krznaric Segment 4: Margaret Klaw Segment 5: Melanie Wagner

  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 52:26
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Segment 1: Eileen Rockefeller/family story Segment 2: Zac Bissonnette/Good Advice-Bad People Segment 3: Mary Hartsock/Caregiver Segment 4: Susan...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Segment 1: Jowita Bydlowska - drunk mom Segment 2: Tippi Hedren/actress Segment 3: Steve Berry/author poe, lincoln Segment 4: Denise Chaykum/Myst...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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Karen Miller met a man named Gil Harper on Facebook. They started flirting. The flirtation grew more serious. Eventually, they planned to meet in r...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 25:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Boy meets girl. Boy marries girl. Boy is 93. Girl is 90. True story.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bob Athearn
Bob Athearn's a cat who's played a lot of joints -- joints you wouldn't take your best girl to. But the best of what this journeyman musician has t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: MOTHER: A PODCAST, Credit: Logo created by Justin Schnarr (justinschnarr.com/).
"We had a final discussion early in our marriage. ... He said, 'Are you sure?' I said, 'I am, my dear.' And we've never looked back." -Beverly, 72,...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 03:21
Caption: The widows of Vrindavan
Some 60 widows in white saris from the town of Vrindavan made thier way to Kolkata for the festival of the Goddess Durga. Something many of them ha...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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A Roman Catholic Sister in her 80s who wrote “The Grace to Race, “ she’s the oldest person ever (man or woman) to finish an Ironman Triathlon. This...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 10:06
  • Purchases: 2
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On a wide street full of work spaces, lined with cars and no trees in sight is the Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center. It’s the one building on the ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
Caption: Frances Hilary McGuigan, Credit: Doug Dobery
This journey begins in the deepest recesses of the human brain--the hippocampus, and ends in the memory support unit of a retirement community. It'...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2013
  • Length: 54:59
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In modern society, women in their 70's and 80's are often pushed aside and ignored in the hustle and bustle of daily life. Miriam is 85, widowed, a...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2013
  • Length: 05:13
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Edith Green tells her granddaughter, Chaya, about being a survivor of gun violence.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:59
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Women have been playing competitive basketball for over a century. Although before 1971, women played by modified rules that allowed play in only h...

Bought by KPVL, KUOW, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 13, 2012
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Anna Halprin explaining the Planetary Dance, Credit: Photo by photo by John Kokoska
Anna Halprin has influenced generations of dancers and artists with her unique integration of dance and healing work, as well as her use of perform...

  • Added: May 13, 2012
  • Length: 08:42
Caption: The producer and her Grandmother, several years ago
Virginia Mae Snyder lived alone in her house in West Virginia until she was 94. She suffered a drastic fall while gardening; a fall which forced he...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 04, 2012
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: René Foreman (R) and her daughter Michelle (L)
René Foreman, who survived cancer of the esophagus, tells her daughter Michelle about speaking through an electrolarynx.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:15