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We talk with Sy Montgomery, acclaimed author of Soul of An Octopus about her wonderful new book, How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen An...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Maggie had it all: a fine house, a loving family, and a big yard. But she threw it all away for adventure. And when things got bad, she had to use ...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, and KRZA


  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 15:49
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Kyle Cook (left) and Carla Saunders (right)
Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders are neonatal nurse practitioners at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. They’ve spent decades caring for...

Bought by WHCP-LP


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Nathan Drillot and Jeff Petry talk spectrums, hugs, and rewriting a classic..

  • Added: Oct 24, 2016
  • Length: 13:38
Caption: Vanessa Silva-Welch (left) and Arnaldo Silva (right)
Arnaldo Silva and his daughter, Vanessa, have battled breast cancer together. At StoryCorps they discuss their past and current fights with the dis...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Herman (L) and John Heyn
Herman Heyn tells his nephew, John, about spending almost three decades as a street corner astronomer, giving passers-by the chance to look through...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WTJU, and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Green Bank Telescope is the world's largest, fully-steerable telescope. It will be used in the Breakthrough Listen SETI initiative over the next 10 years., Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF
The Breakthrough Initiatives will pump $100 million into the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence in the next 10 years, vastly expanding humani...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: After a year of neurologic music therapy with music therapist Tracy Bowdish, Jim Bob Rodriguez has regained some of the speech he lost after suffering a stroke., Credit: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
Three years after a stroke robbed him of speech, a Virginia man is regaining his ability to sing and speak, thanks to revolutionary music therapy.

Bought by Accessible Media Inc., WTJU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 09:32
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Paro the seal, charging by its electronic pacifier , Credit: Angela Johnston
At the Livermore Veteran’s Hospital, there are a few animals residents can see: wild turkeys that run around the grounds, rattlesnakes that hide ou...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Joanna Ebenstein holding a taxidermy two-headed duckling at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
Joanna Ebenstein, founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, tells her father, Bob, about the childhood...

Bought by WEZU, Radio Newark, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Oliver Jacobson is a music therapist at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Here, he plays a session with one of his patients, Maia Mead, Credit: Liz Mak
Oliver Jacobson started playing violin when he was six years old. At 18, he enrolled at Berklee College of Music, one of the top music schools in t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The microphone has changed the entire world into everything we know and love today, so it only makes sense that there's a museum for it.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:29
Caption: Maverick's Choice
A genetic exploration of why cats can not taste sweet foods

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elliot after his trek to the top, Credit: Shana Weber
Take a journey with a parent and child as they explore the wilderness in search of their favorite mountain mammal, the American pika.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 05, 2014
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 1
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James C. Henderson is a graduate of Metropolitan State University's Creative Writing program, and Hamline University's MFA program. He lives in New...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2013
  • Length: 03:18
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Rebecca Lee has lived with a brain injury since shortly after birth. Throughout her life many people have helped her with the resulting physical a...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 05, 2013
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 2
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Ella Edbloom is a twelve year old who lives near Duluth. And she loves being outside exploring with her 4-wheeler. She loves to write poetry. Her i...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 17, 2013
  • Length: 01:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Rick Bounds and Dorothy Biernack talk about how they met.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
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The microphone has changed the entire world into everything we know and love today, so it only makes sense that there's a museum for it.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 20:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Marcela Gaviria speaks with Dr. Dempsey Springfield, who has been her surgeon for more than 30 years.

Bought by WEZU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 3
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Biologists Susan and Philip McClinton talk about the unlikely beginning of their romance

Bought by WEZU, WTJU, and KUOW


  • Added: Oct 16, 2012
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 3
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If the Caribbean’s balmy turquoise charms are doubled by wintry weather at home, the argument could be made they’re halved in close succession to a...

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Katie Pofahl & Mark Shelley, San Francisco, CA 5/5/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Executive Producer/Director of Photography Mark Shelley and star Katie Pofahl talk otters, kelp forests, and doing the right thing.

  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 18:25
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A new outlook for Cystic Fibrosis

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 23, 2012
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Meet the world's most successful tumbleweed saleswoman.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 22, 2011
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 1