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A mother comes to terms with the fact that her young son...is actually her daughter.

Bought by XRAY.fm, HowSound, WCPN, WCAI / WNAN, WNPR and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Sharon Wirtz, left, talks to Marquell Hicks, right, in front of a panel from the NM AIDS Memorial Quilt, Credit: Katy Gross
N’MPower participant, Marquell Hicks, interviews quilt artists Sharon Wirtz and Jane Gabaldon, in a community engagement project between the Museum...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: John Gallegos, left, is interviewed by Antonio Martinez, right, with assistance from Marquell Hicks, center., Credit: Laura Marcus Green
N’MPower participant, Antonio Martinez, interviews Spanish Colonial artist John Gallegos, in a community engagement project between the Museum of I...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:34
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Brian gives us a detailed description of how hard it has been for him to get by.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Judith Gardner reads on Tales from the South
This week's stories are all about being outsiders. Stories by Judith Gardner, Frank Fusco, and Alan Reese. True stories told by the Southerners who...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Free Spirit Media
Using the poem "Where I'm From" by Willie Perdomo as a creative prompt, students created poems to share and express where they come from and how th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 01:42
Caption: Free Spirit Media
Using the poem "Where I'm From" by Willie Perdomo as a creative prompt, students created poems to share and express where they come from and how th...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:08
Caption: by Josephnovak33 on Flickr
"Family Tree" is a short piece written and produced by Andres Ortiz. His piece is a journey into Ortiz's unknown family history. Growing up being...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 06:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton believe in forgiveness, but from different perspectives.

Bought by WEZU, KFOK-LPFM, WEZU, and KUOW


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 4