Angely Tavares, a New York City teen, visits family regularly in the Dominican Republic, and wishes she could call the island home. She talks about the duality in an essay produced by WNYC's Radio Rookies.
As a part of the series “Studs at 100”. Studs Terkel’s’ former assistant Sydney Lewis and her film “Working with Studs”
From South Africa, Thembi Simelane and her lawyer Howard Varney speak about their effort to uncover the truth about her sister, who is still missing.
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.
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.
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.
Producer Katie Davis tells a short essay about teaching vocabulary to a teenager in her old Washington D.C. neighborhood.
Just in time for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Scott Carrier remembers an amazing blind dog he met once. He has the microphone to prove it.
Dafnis Prieto talks with Dick Gordon about the revolutionary rhythms that earned him a 2011 MacArthur Genius Grant.
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.
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