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Check out our library of broadcast stories... From the most recently released stories to the first ones ever aired.

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New Pride: Jill McDonough, Owen Lewis, and Bethany Cintron

To celebrate Pride Month, we hear from three storytellers embarking on each of their new lives. Jill McDonough meets the girl at the rock show. Owen Lewis embraces a new moniker. Bethany Cintron yearns to go to the Pride Parade.

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David Coven, Terin Dickerson & David Lepelstat

David Coven hears a poem that sticks with him for life.

Terin Dickerson nurtures his art through a living canvas.

David Lepelstat is convinced of his superhero powers until they get him into a deadly situation.

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Diavian Walters and Lori Gottlieb

Diavian Walters has a relationship with hair that is shear madness. Lori Gottlieb searches for the perfect donor and the whole package.

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Richard Garriott and Brianna Wolfson

Brianna Wolfson navigates the pressures of living a double-life and the limits of Richard Garriott's physical vision turn into the view from space.

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Three Cheers for Three Mothers: Donna Edwards, Rachel Ollerenshaw, Alexandra Rosas

In this special Mother’s Day episode, Donna Edwards embarks on the quest to have a child, Rachel Ollerenshaw leaves an important decision to her daughter, Alexandra Rosas learns to a parent with the help of TV.

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A World of Difference: Andy Fischer-Price and Sofija Stefanovic

A son learns to cope with the dramatized death of his famous mountain climber father and a young girl realizes her communist Serbian upbringing was lacking on a stopover in the beautiful Singapore airport on the way to her family’s new life in Australia.

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10th Podcast Anniversary: Shana Creaney, Dennis Oulahan, and Carol Daniel

Last year The Moth celebrated 500 episodes of our podcast with some of our favorite stories through the years. But this year for our 10th anniversary of the podcast, we look ahead to the future with never-heard-before stories from some our newest additions to The Moth staff. Each story comes from a different part of The Moth programs: SLAM, education, and Mainstage for a full-scope of tales to enjoy.

A Catholic school student is singled out by an unexpected person, a teacher is overcome on a day of celebration, and a radio-host is at the center of a debate of identity.

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Stories from Nairobi: Sandra Kimokoti, Rehema Nanfuka & Bina Maseno

In this episode, we share three stories from our Global Community workshop and showcase in Nairobi, Kenya. Sandra Kimokoti is challenged by ideas about body image and femininity. Rehema Nanfuka tries to address an issue on-screen and off. Bina Maseno eagerly awaits election results when she runs for political office.

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Home and Abroad: Paul Murray, Margie Morris, and Chandrika Naryanan-Mohan

In this episode, three stories all about our travels at home and abroad. Paul Murray indulges in forbidden (and fermented) fruit in Italy. Margie Morris brings back gifts for her child's classmates - just not the ones she thought. Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan has a life dictated by her visa.

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A Tribute to Bokara

A tribute episode to Bokara Legendre. 

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Culture and Legacy: Mmachi Dimoriaku and Sharif El-Mekki

Mmachi Dimoriaku struggles with her given name, and Sharif El-Mekki walks in the shadow of his parents.

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Progress Not Perfection

On this week's episode, we ring in the new year. Stories about resolutions, change, and new perspectives.

Kemp Powers is convinced he will never be a good dad.

Matteson Perry agrees to two resolutions after learning a lesson in love the hard way.

Rachel Lee puts her marketing skills to their toughest test yet.

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The Denver Battle of the SLAMs

On this episode, three stories from our 2016 Battle of the SLAMs winner: Denver. Featuring stories from three local storytellers: Andrew Orvedhal, Madeleine Berenson, and Harry Fleenor. A comic gets his big break; a girl pulls a delicious prank; and a young boy learns all about sex (kind of).

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World AIDS Day: Anya Rymer & Lepheana Mosooane

In this special episode of the podcast, for World AIDS Day, two stories from people whose lives are blindsided by HIV/AIDS. Storytellers: Anya Rymer and Lepheana Mosooane. Hosted by Dan Kennedy.

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go

Get your running shoes on, because in this episode we’re pounding the pavement. A man has his own personal “Rocky” moment, and a woman commemorates a decision she made 18 years ago. Stories by Steve Clark and Megan McNally. Hosted by Dan Kennedy.

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Cut, Dye, Burn: Stories about Hair

A man entrusts a brand new hair stylist to give him a fresh new look; a sacred bond between hair dresser and client is formed; and a night at a winery leads to a drastic change. Storytellers: Erik Heen, Mark Lamb, and Corinne Rich.

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Nathan Englander: Thumbs Up!

Nathan Englander's knack for photography lands him in a tricky situation while traveling abroad.

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Jim Giaccone: Memories, Monsters, Mountaintops

A man conquers a nightmare in memory of his brother.

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Nate Charles & Adam Gopnik

Nate Charles deals with his distant-sounding father, and Adam Gopnik battles liberal guilt with his son in a sauna.

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The Freedom Riders and Me: Barbara Collins Bowie

A woman finds motivation through the hardships of Jim Crow in Mississippi.

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