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.
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Bridgette Lacy lost her government job and created a new career for herself.
The owner of a grocery store gives his store to the employees.
Scientist John Priscu talks about his trip to drill into a subglacial lake in Antarctica.
A poem by author Naomi Shihab Nye.
MIT professor and inventor Deb Roy set up cameras and microphones in his house to record the first years of his son’s life. He’s applying what he learned in political advertising.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to Amanda Bennett about the cost of cancer treatment for her husband Terence Bryan Foley.
Dick speaks with David Cooper, the part-sleuth, part-mechanic who restored a rare 1937 Delage Aerosport Coupe.
Nathan Sawaya trained in law, but his work is in building – with Lego bricks.
Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs. After she was shot, her father prepared to take revenge - and her perspective on violence changed.
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