It’s been 6 months since the devastating tornado in Joplin, Missouri. We hear from Angela Walters, who has spent hours and hours each week gathering up photographs that were lost to the winds and connecting them back to the photo’s owner.
Dick talks with Erin DeRosa about the small and big ways she is trying to keep her family together as she and her husband face job loss and home foreclosure.
Michael Wilder and Yafinceio Harris were long time rivals five years ago. Imagine the surprise for both of them when they met, earlier this year, in a community college classroom.
Sarah Churman lived all of her life unable to hear anything until she saved enough money for a hearing implant Dick Gordon talks to her about the flood of sound she now hears every day.
Two old friends in Maine arrange their own health and hospice care. We listen in as they take care of each other with tenderness.
Rosanne Haggerty walks the streets of a neighborhood and meets homeless people one by one.
When she was 12, Brittany McArdle left a note on a plane. Years later, she learned through the public art blog Postsecret that it had inspired a wedding proposal.
Photos by Anita Woodley
Dick speaks to William Hubbard, 78, works with a chain saw in his hands, and rope tied around his waist.
We hear a year-long audio diary of a young woman who transitions into being a man.
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