Dick speaks with Mike Williams, a former pro basketball player known as Massive Mike, who uses his anger about getting shot in a nightclub to motivate him out of his wheelchair. He wants to walk again - and has actually taken a few steps.
As a part of the series “Studs at 100”. Studs Terkel’s’ former assistant Sydney Lewis and her film “Working with Studs”
The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
Bob Erb won $25 million dollars in the lottery and almost immediately set about giving tens of thousands away to neighbors.
How a North Dakota woman rebuilt her family’s burned house.
Phoebe Judge speaks with author Will Schwalbe about the books he and his mother read and talked about as she was dying of cancer.
Nicholas Feltron tries to graph the impossible - daily life.
Sarah Churman lived all of her life unable to hear anything until she saved enough money for a hearing implant.
Producer Phoebe Judge talks with Gabriel Arana about growing up gay and his parents’ attempts to "cure" him by sending him to therapy.
Producer Katie Davis tells a short essay about teaching vocabulary to a teenager in her old Washington D.C. neighborhood.
Producer Barrett Golding takes us backstage to a 2nd grade class during their holiday pageant to get the real Christmas story from the children
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