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More than most people, Ben Groner feels pretty lucky to be alive.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 05:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Just like a real-life Zach Morris, a teenager in the 90's writes his own episode of Saved By The Bell and tries to get it on the air.  Listen to th...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2018
  • Length: 20:07
Caption: Rickey Jackson (Left) and Eddie Vernon (Right)
Rickey Jackson, who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent nearly four decades in prison for it, talks with Eddie Vernon, the man whose false...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 03:26
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Sarah Churchill tells her daughter Yomi Wrong -- who has a genetic disorder that causes her bones to break easily -- about the night Yomi was born.

Bought by Public Radio for All, WEZU, WVBI-LP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 02:12
  • Purchases: 4
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Did you know that home and school gardens help nourish children’s natural curiosity, and motivate them to eat more healthful foods? Join Food Sleut...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Maryan Osman and her sister, Fatuma Abdullahi, are Somalis who came to the U.S. as refugees in 2014 and found a stable home with Annie and Randall ...

Bought by Public Radio for All, WGUC, KRZA, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 4
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In the last 25 years, charter schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education. Between 2004 and 2014 alone, e...

Bought by KCPW, WOSU, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Ciara G. wakes up at dawn on her way to visit her mother who is currently incarcerated., Credit: R.J. Lozada
The Get on the Bus program provides support and free transportation for children and families throughout California to visit their mothers and fath...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Dec 21, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of a girl who was totally convinced her teenage diary would one day be discovered... and become mandatory reading for generations to come.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: 16:05
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It's the first day of school in Oconee County near Athens, Georgia. The library's children's storytime is missing a few kids who boarded a school b...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 04:18
Caption: Milan Dennie and other barbers at this St. Paul shop provided 350 free haircuts on the day before school started., Credit: Nancy Rosenbaum
Some people donate money. Others donate time. One St. Paul barber has a different approach to helping others. One day every year, Milan Dennie give...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:11
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We're hitting the gym on this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries. Join us as we visit Soul City Boxing and Wrestling Gym in this two-part series. H...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: Adam, Francisco, and Marcus at the Blackstone Library in Chicago
Kids from Chicago discuss a heartbreakingly beautiful book set in Maine: "Orbiting Jupiter" by Gary D. Schmidt. The writer shares the inspiration f...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2016
  • Length: 23:21
Caption: Skittles
Helen always found comfort in the toy cat she had has a child, but she's not a child anymore.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 07:44
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When I was twelve years old, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, four years later, mom and I reflect on how cancer brought us closer toge...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
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A short, flash fiction story about a young boy riding in a car with his grandmother. He is in awe of her awe.

  • Added: May 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Azia Banagan and her art, Credit: Angelica Casas
For the last six years, art has consumed Azia Banagan’s young life.

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 03:37
Caption: Sara, Mateo, and Max
Imagine a future where deadly tornadoes are a part of daily life. That's writer Kate Messner's world in "Eye of the Storm." 5th graders from Belved...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 20:10
Caption: Lina Nguyen, Kyra Johnson, and Ava Muniz are 6th graders at Sonora Elementary School in Costa Mesa
Writer Ronald L. Smith takes us on a trip down south, to the backwoods of Alabama, where a young boy was born with a heart-shaped birthmark, the ma...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:53
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In honor of the holiday season, Mortified presents the story of a sheltered middle-schooler who writes to Santa Claus for a boyfriend.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 21:24
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When a rebellious teen discovers her Dad is reading her diary, she decides to give him some shocking reading material.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 17:03
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To prove not everyone hated going back to school, Mortified presents a special mixtape episode devoted to the courageous kids who risk the scorn of...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2015
  • Length: 25:09
  • Purchases: 1
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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, parent-child reading and story time help promote brain development, resulting in improved academic...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tyler spent a good chunk of his childhood so sick he couldn't even walk around the block. He ended up at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, where he was...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:12
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Los Angeles County's poverty line is almost at 20%, and the majority of these households have children. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LA...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1