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'Step-', as in stepparents or stepchildren, originated in grief. Family structures have evolved, but are stepmothers now so tainted by fairytale as...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 38:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
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A family living in Idaho during the early 20th Century test the limits of the Postal Service, when they send a very special parcel through the Post.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:09
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 03:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Jim Gallagher lives with his wife, and writes from his home near Bemidji, MN.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2013
  • Length: 03:44
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:43
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Today's privacy concerns with cell phones seem trivial when we look back at the world of open telephone wires.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Jesus, in this narrative, emerges from the shadows to walk in a world peopled by simple hard-working men in a town called Nazareth. A town where a ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2011
  • Length: 48:58
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Grand Rapids resident Matthew Miltich tells the story of his grandfather Andró Miletic and his reluctant journey from seaside Croatia to the Iron R...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2010
  • Length: 16:42
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The Salvation Army bell ringer, bundled up to stay warm in weather that has turned brutal overnight, stands just beside the front door of the busy ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2009
  • Length: 04:01
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Essay about my grandpa and his Ham Radio

  • Added: Apr 19, 2008
  • Length: 03:09
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Murder in Chicago, 1919; Prohibition; Gangs; Surprises in Genealogy Research

  • Added: Feb 01, 2008
  • Length: 01:40
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5 generational essays on Community from This I Believe archive

  • Added: Oct 29, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
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An exploration into the events that sparked a journey.

Bought by The PRX Podcast

  • Added: Aug 05, 2007
  • Length: 08:43
  • Purchases: 1
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When it comes to life after death, you get 5 Jews... you get 50 opinions.

Bought by Iowa Public Radio and Audible

  • Added: Dec 13, 2006
  • Length: 18:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Poem about New York City's Potters Field

  • Added: Nov 21, 2005
  • Length: 02:11
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Columnist Gail Collins says that women in colonial times had nearly as much freedom and even more power than they do today.

Bought by KZYX, Stan, KMUN, KDLG, and Maine Public Radio

  • Added: Jun 02, 2005
  • Length: 59:58
  • Purchases: 5