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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: Dr. Lorena Gonzalez at her desk at the Syracuse VA Medical Center, Credit: Conor Wight
Doctor Lorena Gonzalez is a surgeon - but last year, she became a cancer patient. This is the story of how she applied her knowledge and experience...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:12
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
Caption: Paula Todd
Writer, professor, lawyer & digital media expert Paula Todd; Journalist Luke Malone

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 56:32
Caption: Kashawna Williams, Credit: Ian Hill/KQED
Kashawna Williams, an administrative justice major at Ohlone College in Fremont, Calif., and a former foster youth, discusses her drive to fix the ...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: :43
Caption: Charles Lewis, Jr and his mother during his sentencing hearing, Credit: mlive.com
The anatomy of a sentencing hearing for a juvenile in Michigan facing life in prison without the possibility of parole. Charles Lewis, Jr was 13 wh...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUT


  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 17:14
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, Pendleton, IN, Credit: Andy Yang and Priya Mirmira, Y-Press
Priya Mirmira, age 15, spoke with 18-year-old inmates who were serving time for gun charges. She learned about their attitudes toward guns, how the...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2012
  • Length: 03:38
Caption: Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, Pendleton, IN, Credit: Andy Yang and Priya Mirmira
In a 2009 survey by the CDC, nearly 1500 Indiana high school students said they had carried a gun for at least one day during the previous 30 days....

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 1
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In the last decade in Indiana, about 130 murders were committed by teens, and 79 percent of those involved a firearm. After a Y-Presser lost her co...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Luis Lopez, Credit: Craig Santoro
For Luis Lopez, violence arrived unexpectedly at his own front door. The seventeen-year-old sophomore starts his story in a classroom.

Bought by WHYY and WGXC


  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 01:55
  • Purchases: 2
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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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In Timor-Leste, members of Martial Arts Groups outnumber the local police officers forty-five to one and are legendary for the violence they have w...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2010
  • Length: 08:18
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President Barack Obama's newly appointed Middle East envoy, George Mitchell, is perhaps best-known for his work in Northern Ireland. Youth Radio vi...

Bought by Vocalo.org, WMNF, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 02, 2009
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 3
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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
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On New Years, most people were dancing and drinking a little too much champagne. Among the thousands of people celebrating that night was a young m...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Jan 14, 2009
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Fatuma Roba, 22, from Kibera slum, talks about the violence in Kenya

  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 02:40
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A mother remembers her murdered son, as well as a look at what needs to be done to reduce inner-city street violence

  • Added: Dec 13, 2006
  • Length: 04:30