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.
Community organizer Lateefah Simon on how to make change in life and community
Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
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.
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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