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What if we didn’t have to grow old and die? The average American can expect to live for 78.8 years, an improvement over the days before clean water...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, KUOW, Prairie Public, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors are much more likely than their straight counterparts to be alone and isolated as they age. Housing ...

Bought by Wild Planet Radio and WXDU


  • Added: Jun 10, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950., Credit: Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America.
Nurys Ortiz, 58, of Washington Heights, left the Dominican Republic ("DR") to work in a NYC factory when she was 17 years old. Ortiz started cooki...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Nancy Soong, 90, of Battery Park City, Manhattan, recalls the foods of her childhood in Hong Kong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Olga Colon., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Olga Colon, 86, of Manhattan's Lower East Side, arrived in New York City -- from Puerto Rico -- when she was 18 years old. Over the years Colon ma...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Christina Lam, 68, of Chinatown, Manhattan, grew up in Hong Kong and moved to New York to work in a garment factory on East Broadway. She recalls h...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Three hospice professionals explore ways for the dying and the survivors to find more peace around the death passage. This compelling hour also inc...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Juanita Nelson, Credit: Paul Franz
Conversations with two octogenarian peace advocates, Juanita Nelson and Ruth Imber, who have each found ways to stay active, working for peace well...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, WJFF, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WGDR


  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ruth Imber
Conversations with three octogenarian peace advocates who each found ways to stay active, working for peace well into their eighties. Juanita Nels...

Bought by KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUOW, KUOW, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2009
  • Length: 58:39
  • Purchases: 6