A young man in a youth residential facility calls home to speak with his family. Produced by Joey and the Blunt Youth Radio Project.
"Allah-Las" by Catamaran
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.
One NYC subway driver copes with hitting people who jump or fall on to the tracks.
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.
Dick speaks to Nick Berry, a bike messenger in Manhattan, shortly after the storm.
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.
Cathy N. Davidson, of Duke University, on why distraction is a good thing.
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.
Dick speaks with Travis Williams about the heavy caseload he carries in Hall Country, Ga., and to Al Flora, the chief public defender of Luzerne County, Pa., about having to decline new cases.
Dick speaks with the chief public defender in Luzerne Country, Pa., who started declining new cases for his office because he feels his staff of lawyers might have to take shortcuts.
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