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Josh Stepakoff talks to his father, Alan, about surviving a shooting at a Jewish day camp when he was six years old.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:13
Caption: Justin poses with the tattoo that you got for his twentieth birthday, representing the cross country bib that was taken away from him in 2010., Credit: (c) Janel Semonasky, 2017
Justin Bachman has spent his whole life being different. After being diagnosed with Tourette's Syndrome, Bachman chose to teach others about tolera...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAER, and WNYO


  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Wayne Lo (Left), Gregory Gibson (Right)
Greg Gibson speaks with Wayne Lo, the man who murdered his son, Galen, in a shooting at Simon's Rock college in 1992.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
Caption: The Reverend Jessie Smith, with two of St. Anne's guests, Joanna and Carla
The face of homelessness is changing, in ways that are not easily addressed by any one group or agency. More people have resorted to living in th...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Nashua, NH Police Sergeant, Lakeisha Phelps is one of two black police officers on a force with 176 police officers, in one of New Hampshire’s most...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Students at Syracuse University march around campus holding signs and chanting.
A piece about college students standing for change and ending rape culture.

  • Added: May 10, 2016
  • Length: 03:26
Caption: Depression On The Color Wheel, Credit: Stephanie Mooney 2016
Recent studies show that Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, may not be a real disorder after all.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 04:37
Caption: Nick Temperine, a kid in Hi-5 Sports, loves to come and play basketball with his friends. , Credit: (c) 2015 Hi-5 Sports
Hi-5 Sports was founded in Clifton Park, N.Y. by Jim Fitzgerald to give children with physical and developmental disabilities the chance to play si...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Peyton Sefick plays weekly on the local CNY United Power Soccer Team for extra practice for the 2017 World Cup, Credit: © 2015 Elissa Candiotti
One young man in Syracuse is preparing to embark on a journey across the world all for the love of a game. In 2017, Peyton Sefick will compete in t...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:54
Caption: Image Courtesy of Cheryl Flavin
This piece explores rivalries, with insight about how they are formed and how it affects not only the players, but the fans for each team as well. ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Carrie Parker's 40 some relatives are speaking in her honor at Indiana University. Carrie Parker was the first African American to attend IU

  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:28
Caption: A view from the balcony: the Young Musicians Camp ensemble plays everything from classical to “All About That Bass” at the University of Montevallo. , Credit: Dan Carsen
Fewer reading materials in the home. Less access to camps or museums. Those are some of the reasons “summer learning loss” disproportionately affe...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
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How long would your relationship last without a kiss or more than a kiss In America, only three states allow prisoners and their spouses or domesti...

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 17:48
  • Purchases: 2
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Michele Josue talks dealing with grief, facing new allegations about Matthew Shepard’s murder, and how friendship is always in the present tense.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 10:46
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Dick Moreau has hung over 50,000 posters of his daughter around the area of Jay, Maine. This is the story of one family's 26-year quest for answers.

Bought by KFAI, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 01, 2013
  • Length: 07:27
  • Purchases: 3
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Brain injuries have been in the news a lot lately - with soldiers and sports heroes suffering from acquired brain injuries, science and the public ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, KDNK, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 26, 2013
  • Length: 06:32
  • Purchases: 4
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Being diagnosed with a disease is hard enough. Imagine living hours away from the closest place you could receive treatment.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2013
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: Paola Gueli is one of a dwindling number of tailors in Italy, a country renowned for its tailoring tradition. , Credit: Luigi Fraboni
Skilled tailoring is a dying art. Many of the best tailors hail from Italy where the tradition is unraveling due to a lack of training opportuniti...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 2
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Greg Auger's life was forever changed when he met the bat researching legend Don Griffin. This is the story of the two men, a pond, and what happen...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 08:05
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Daniel Ross talks about being a volunteer firefighter while serving time in a minimum security prison.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 2
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This is an optional second segment, which can be added to Part 1, for a package nearing 26 mins in length. In the second segment, Tiny Spark host, ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 06:55
Caption: Jennifer Hemsley with daughter, Pearl and Hazel (R), 2007, Credit: Jennifer Hemsley
Tiny Spark takes a look at a seemingly good idea - international adoption - and explores its unintended consequences: corruption, fraud and child t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 19:35
  • Purchases: 1
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For most women, the way their pregnancy, labor, and recuperation is handled by the correctional system has a lot to be desired. But there are some...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 30, 2011
  • Length: 09:35
  • Purchases: 2
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A personal look at Traumatic Brain Injury.

Bought by KFAI, WMPG, SALTcast Podcast, and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 08:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Interview with a single mom of two developmentally and physically challenged daughters on her struggles with the medical profession and the Childre...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2009
  • Length: 11:27