Some of our favorite stories over the years have come from listeners. This is one of them. Jim Sadwith had written the script for his high school play based on J.D. Salinger’s classic “The Catcher and the Rye” when he decided to look for the reclusive author and get permission for the play.
Lisa Snell was laid off from her graphic design and layout job at a small newspaper last year. Lisa thought the owners would call her begging her to come back, but instead they called her with an offer: to buy the paper.
Mike Stachowiak knows the thrill of online gaming intimately. He spent three years during high school and college immersed in an online role playing game called EverQuest. When he quit, he was ranked the best player in the world. He eventually sold his ID on eBay for $2,000.
Ann Nicholson lives in Florida, where she says she struggled to afford health insurance for her 12-year-old son, Tyler. Ann says Florida's limited KidCare Medicaid system gave her no option but to send Tyler to live with relatives in Georgia, where she found more affordable medical care for his blood disorder. Also on the show: teaching art in a communist system where students prize similarity.