Some young people who find themselves in trouble manage to remove themselves on their own. Jordan Patrick Austin Teklay was constantly at odds with his mother, so he decided to leave. He was only 15. This story comes from WNYC’s Radio Rookies.
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.
British farmer David Cundall has spent the past 17 years searching for buried spitfire airplanes.
Someone's in the kitchen with mama ... a story from the Kitchen Sisters, Nikki Silva and Davia Nelson.
A beloved actor faces deportation.
Scientist John Priscu talks about his trip to drill into a subglacial lake in Antarctica.
A year ago, Tom Harty was cleaning up after Hurricane Irene hit his town, Rochester, Vt. Dick talks with him about how the town prepared for this week's storm.
Knife maker Joel Bukiewicz talks about finding an old grinder in his parents’ barn and trying to make a knife. It was the first of many.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks to photographer Joshua Lutz about portraits he took of his mother while she was suffering from a mental illness.
An in-depth look at the case of Charles Lewis Jr., a 13-year-old who was convicted of felony murder and faced the possibility of life in prison without parole.
Gustav Hofer and his partner Luca Ragazzi travel around Italy deciding whether to love it, or leave it.
: Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs, and was shot. She now makes a living stepping into violent situations, and trying to stop them.
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