Radio Rookie Bebe tells her story of deciding whether to come out. She asks her uncle, who is gay, for advice and he says that being gay as a young person is not easy in any way.
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.
After his job was eliminated, Dominick Brocato spent two years looking for work.
Stories of perfect hills covered in snow and ice and sledding all the way down.
In high school, Mike Baab worked as an undercover liquor operative for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
Brad Tobin, a teacher from the closest high school to the shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last month, talks about helping students cope with trauma.
Phil Connors has been fire spotting on the edge of the Gila National Forest since 2002, he tells us about the summer's mega-fires.
Carter Niemeyer has wrestled with wolves to relocate them and examined the scenes of livestock kills to determine if wolves were responsible. He is a wolfer.
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.
Dick talks with a former officer of a cruise ship, Jay Herrin, who has been on board when a ship has run aground, as well as sailed through a hurricane.
Al Clawson is a home forecloser, and has worked on some of the more than 200,000 homes in Michigan which have slipped into foreclosure in the past 18 months.
Dick speaks with Alexander Kargaltsev, a gay filmmaker who faced harassment in his native Russia.
A story from writer Hans Anderson about a pantry door and a curious homeowner.
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