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Caption: Houda and Farrah showing off their University of Arizona gear outside the KXCI studios. They coincidentally both came to the recording all decked out in UA colors! Like many Syrian girls, Farrah doesn’t show her face on social media.
In episode 14 Farrah returns with Houda to talk about her family’s harrowing experience in their home in Homs, Syria early in the war. After the ev...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 05:20
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Pax Bill tells the driver his story

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
Caption: Houda and Melanie on KXCI’s front porch. , Credit:  Photo by episode 1 translator, Radwa Abdel-Barry.
Episode 1: In August of 2016, Melanie and Houda met at potluck for Arizona Welcomes Refugees. It was just a few weeks after Houda’s family arrived ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: Karla Helbert, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Karla Helbert is many things. An accomplished writer and veteran therapist. Wife, mother, artist. A seeker, too. Libertine in matters spiritual. A...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2016
  • Length: 27:06
Caption: Shenandoah National Park, Credit: Charles McGuigan
More than 75 years ago Shenandoah National Park opened to the public for the first time. One of the most scenic routes in Virginia— Skyline Drive w...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:41
Caption: Abbie Catherine Waters
Abbie Waters lived in Richmond, Virginia and attended Holton Elementary School. She had survived a rare form of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. F...

  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 27:28
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For Yom HaShoah, stories of Israeli encounters with the Holocaust in the years and decades after it ended.

  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 48:42
Caption: Abbie Catherine Waters
Abbie Catherine Waters was just nine years and two days old when she left this world. I have heard men and women who knew Abbie refer to her as an ...

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 26:25
Caption: Jay Ipson, Credit: John MacLellan
Jay Ipson is a survivor of the first magnitude. He learned his survival skills under the most harrowing conditions known to man. As a young boy, he...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 26:41
Caption: Lupe Herrera, Credit: Charles Magovern
Lupe Herrera has all the protections of United States citizenship, but none of that is guaranteed to her brother and parents. This legal crack in t...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KUER, KSFR, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: No Room at the Inn., Credit: Charles McGuigan
In the parish hall of the Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville, Virginia there are hundreds of nativities commemorating the birth of Christ. A ...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 27:20
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October is full of ghosts, but in our show we will not be talking about little kids who wear white sheets.

Bought by WMUU-LP and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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How do you pass on the culture of a country you can’t remember? Three generations of the Hang family in Portland, Maine, try to reconcile memories ...

Bought by PRX Remix, WMPG, and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Up until she was a teenager, she lived in comfort. What she didn’t see coming was the moment when she lost everything. Find out why her world turne...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Frankie in 2013., Credit: David Gilkey/NPR
As a teenager, Frankie was a high school football star whose picture was in his hometown newspaper every week. Years after graduating, Frankie was ...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, PRX Remix, WJCT, and Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 30:26
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Singer-songwriter Ramsay Midwood, Credit: Abby Wendle
This week, our heart is in a hole.

Bought by KGOU, KBGA 89.9 FM, and KOSU


  • Added: May 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Seth Bloom, Rehearsing, Credit: acrobuffos.tumblr.com
How did a nice girl with a degree from Princeton University end up as a globetrotting... clown? Meet Christina Gelsone -- and her husband, Seth. Th...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 08:37
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Under Ernie’s Free Tree neighbors and passersby pick from the free pile, the last of Ernie Winger’s possessions—recycling, laughing, crying, rememb...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:59
  • 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
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
Caption: Bracelets of Grace: The Vietnam War Story of Major Stanley Horne
It's been 40 years since the very first POW-MIA bracelet was made and distributed. The iconic bracelets had a humble beginning at the height of th...

Bought by WFHB, KPIK-LP, WDCB, KMXT, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:17
  • Purchases: 14
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The 2010 Grand Prize Winner of the New York Festivals Radio and Promotion Awards. 'Twice Lost' is the story of a damaged relationship that may yet ...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: 21:54
  • Purchases: 1
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One health center in Holyoke, MA addresses the 50 percent rate of overweight and obese children in this predominantly low-income, Puerto Rican comm...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and Iowa Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 16, 2010
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Rosewood survivor Minnie Lee Langley
It began on New Years Day 1923, when a white woman in a small Florida (saw-)milltown claimed that a black man had attacked her. By the week's end, ...

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: May 05, 2009
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 1