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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
Caption: Dom and Marissa Madonna, Credit: (c) Marissa Madonna
With the mental pressure and rubber balls getting fired at you from all angles, playing goalie is not the ideal position in lacrosse. But, it is wh...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 04:11
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Within Taylor's 16 years, she has lived in eight places all over the country. Taylor explains the impact moving has had on her life and how each pl...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:03
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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
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At 12 years old, Kate was told that her dad is gay. Then, she had to cope - through divorce, remarriage, and new partnerships.

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:21
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It may seem obvious that the academic demands on an 11th grader are more intense than a 2nd grader. However, what may be surprising is the number o...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2015
  • Length: 03:43
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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
Caption: Darrell Molett in his living room, Credit: Rachel Wong
Dejon Lewis was 11 years old when child protective services arrived to take him and his twin sister away from their mother, whom he says is a drug ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:47
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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
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Follow Sierra on her progressive college journey as she realizes that finding the right college is as difficult as Goldilocks finding the right bo...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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Kimmy couldn't believe that she was getting college info packs in the mail as a 9th grader. Having just transitioned to high school from middle sch...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 26, 2013
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 1
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
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Bill Dewberry shares some stories from his Marine boot camp experience in 1954.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:51
Caption: Jeff's first day out
Jeff's reputation as a bully was something of a legend in the coastal town where he grew up. Eight years later, and with a chance to start over ag...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, Listenwise, KUOW, and Vocalo.org


  • Added: Mar 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:34
  • Purchases: 5
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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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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
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The first generation of children born under China?s one-child policy have reached adulthood and have their own, new views of family life.

Bought by WFUV


  • Added: Nov 29, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Ten-year-old Connor Lent takes us on a tour of Cliff Island, Maine and shows us how island life is changing.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 12, 2006
  • Length: 07:06
  • 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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A yearly 60-minute special on the unmet needs of youth here and around the world

  • Added: Jun 08, 2004
  • Length: 59:00
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Andrew Meyer, 19-year-old blind youth and his guidedog Racine navigate the Oregon State University during Andrew's first year of college.

Bought by WXLV-FM and KZYX


  • Added: Oct 31, 2003
  • Length: 06:12
  • Purchases: 2