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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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There are many variations of the 7th generation prophecy and Indigenous thoughts on life, here we share a few of those with you.

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 08:40
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John Acosta and Joseph Vigil from "Free Association UNM" talk about how they raise awareness for mental health. Interviewing John Acosta and Joseph...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:51
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The summer before her sophomore year of high school, Audrey’s parents filed for a divorce. This momentous change affected her views on family, marr...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Music and Emotion
Carrie Johnson is from Simsbury, CT where I have seen her perform in a number of different venues; for example on stage in front of large crowds at...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 48:19
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How do you save an important piece of your past while building your future?

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 06:39
Caption: Rio and her Mom
Rio, faces a big identity question. "Am I Mexican? If so how Mexican am I?" Let's just say Rio was raised a bit differently than prior generations ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:44
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Jessalyn, a student at Menlo Park High School in Minneapolis has a touching reminiscence in verse about her great grandmother, the matriarch of her...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Strack reads "Rainbow Cherrios"
This week: Out of the Mouth of Babes, with stories by Melanie Baden, Carrie Case, and Paul Strack. True stories told by the Southerners who lived t...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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This week our writers go up against the elements of water, fire, and earth-- and live to tell the tale. Stories by David Prud'homme, Holly Patton, ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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After going through foster care, this Minneapolis High School kids wonders about the good accomplished by foster care.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2011
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Deoine and Vikky
YouthCast features a love story in honor of civil unions between same sex couples being recognized in the state of Illinois and the marriages of co...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and WGXC


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 07:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Avinash Patel, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Many young students are not able to get the sleep they need each night. Avinash Patel, a student at Susan B Anthony middle School in Minneapolis ha...

  • Added: May 14, 2011
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Sokhom Mao (right) will be the next Commissioner of the Alameda County Juvenile Justice/Delinquency Prevention Commission
Twenty-four-year-old Sokhom Mao was one of California’s foster kids. He’s one of the few who went on to college – in 2010, Mao graduated from San F...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:43
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Kaddeem Wright enjoys reading philosophy and arguing with his friends about history and politics. With his smarts and innate curiosity about the wo...

Bought by The Story, KUT, Radijojo World Children's Radio Network, and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 07, 2010
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 4
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Bradley and Nicole are not allowed to know anything about their birth parents until they turn 18 because they are part of a closed adoption.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: 05:47
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No matter how many times Allen has screwed up his brother has always stood by him. Now Allen's incarcerated at the Long Creek Youth Development Ce...

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Jun 26, 2008
  • Length: 04:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Seventeen-year-old Chris Frenier interviews his grandpa about his military experience.

  • Added: Nov 28, 2007
  • Length: 09:11
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Each student tells their own story of name calling and/or harassment.

Bought by KGOU


  • Added: Feb 02, 2007
  • Length: 28:19
  • Purchases: 1
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ATMI reporter Sara Perman investigates what teens think (and know) about sex.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2006
  • Length: 09:26
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Josh Fleming grew up in a family of miners. In this piece he talks with his father about what being a coal miner has meant to his family and why h...

Bought by WGXC, WEKU, The Nature Podcast, WBEZ, WXLV-FM and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2006
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 6
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The struggle to accept that your parent didn't put you first.

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network and WBEZ


  • Added: Aug 12, 2005
  • Length: 02:22
  • Purchases: 2
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A young Filipino-American's poem on growing up in many languages.

Bought by WMNF, KUOW, YouthCast, KUCB, and KTNA


  • Added: Nov 02, 2003
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 5