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My piece is about my mom and her story of being gay and how that led to my parents divorce.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 06:14
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In 2001 Courtney was one of fourteen emerging directors selected to participate in a workshop with Peter Brook in conjunction with his tour of Haml...

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 16:34
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Leonard Brown, USAF veteran and retired food service supervisor, aA native of Pittsburgh's Beltzhoover community, Leonard Brown (b.1934) reflects o...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:56
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: Students on their graduation day from Montgomery College, a community college in Maryland. Most young Latinos looking for a way up through higher education choose community college, but a lot of them never make it to graduation day. , Credit: Emily Hanford
Young Latinos are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, and they are among the least likely to graduate from college. (11/5/2009)

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, KPIP-LP, KQED, KZYX, Nevada Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Brenda, 19, walks through her Minneapolis neighborhood. She's been living as an illegal immigrant in Minnesota since she was 7 years old., Credit: MPR Photo/Jeff Thompson
When Brenda was 7, she was carried across the border from Mexico. Now 19, the Minneapolis teen wishes she could live and work legally in the countr...

Bought by WTIP, WGXC, KUNM, Radijojo World Children's Radio Network, and KSFR


  • Added: Dec 08, 2010
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 5
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A portrait of how a recent college graduate came to Islam, and the story of what happened when her parents found out she'd converted. This piece wa...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WTIP, KSFR, YouthCast, KUOW and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2010
  • Length: 02:55
  • Purchases: 6
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Meet Tulane graduate Bayoji Akingbola. On paper, he was the perfect Teach for America candidate. But even the best teacher needs support. Was Bayoj...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 05:11
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Quincy Dean is trying to decide whether she should quit being home-schooled.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 20, 2009
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Autism Chronicles is an hour-long special profiling three families living and coping with autism.

Bought by PRX Remix, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WVPE, and WXXI


  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Vietnamese adoptees from Operation Babylift tell their stories.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: May 01, 2007
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Crossing the BLVD, Credit: Judith Sloan, Warren Lehrer, Scott Johnson
Born in Poland, Joanna Pittner thought she was only visiting America for a vacation.

Bought by WERU


  • Added: Oct 22, 2005
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 1
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LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman's exploration of the murder of Eric Morse, a five-year-old who was pushed to his death from a 14th-floor window by tw...

Bought by KUT, KUT, KUT, Remix Radio, and KUER


  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 40:14
  • Purchases: 5