Ben Pagac sits with his mother to learn how to make a perfect Czech dumpling because "everyone good Czech man must know how to do this." After they create it, they filet it and eat it- on Thanksgiving Day!
As The Story celebrates the work of oral historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel, Dick interviews a woman who was laid off and found herself offered a job as captain of a river ferry.
One NYC subway driver copes with hitting people who jump or fall on to the tracks.
After his job was eliminated, Dominick Brocato spent two years looking for work.
Stories of perfect hills covered in snow and ice and sledding all the way down.
Dick speaks to Nick Berry, a bike messenger in Manhattan, shortly after the storm.
In high school, Mike Baab worked as an undercover liquor operative for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
Brad Tobin, a teacher from the closest high school to the shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last month, talks about helping students cope with trauma.
Phil Connors has been fire spotting on the edge of the Gila National Forest since 2002, he tells us about the summer's mega-fires.
Cathy N. Davidson, of Duke University, on why distraction is a good thing.
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.
Ann Hood grew up in a large extended Italian-American family. She shares her memories with Dick Gordon.
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