Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage. He keeps an array of percussive objects and plays them all – including bird calls from Cabela's outfitters.
Community organizer Lateefah Simon on how to make change in life and community
Ever wonder who writes those moving remembrances in the newspaper obituary section?
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.
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.
Dick sits down with Doc Hendley, of the group Wine to Water, and talks about his transition from bartending in North Carolina to working to bring clean water to people in Darfur.
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