All this week, The Best of The Story. Today: travel. Dana James and Patricia Coleman were newlyweds traveling across Asia on a tight budget when they met a friendly man who wanted to give them a generous present. They wondered: Why would someone be so kind to two strangers?
We continue listening back to some of the most memorable stories we’ve aired. Today, Phoebe Judge visits the Ganges River, one of the holiest yet most polluted places in India, and meets people who want to clean it.
When Jenny Brown was laid off from her job in Oregon, she was offered a job as a captain of a river ferry even though she had no experience with boats. She was happy she found the job, and discovered unexpected benefits.
All this week, more of our favorite stories. Today: working. For years, Emma Pender and Rita Perry faced harsh conditions and physical injuries working at a chicken processing plant in North Carolina. But the money was too good to pass up living in a town where the jobs were few.
All this week, more of our favorite stories. Today, adventure. Joe Williams was a 20-year-old looking for adventure at Montana’s Glacier National Park when he ran into a grizzly bear and it mauled him.