Strangers

by KCRW, Lea Thau (webmaster@kcrw.org) · · · · 6 subscribers

Lea Thau, Peabody Award winner & former Director of The Moth, has created Strangers, featuring true stories about people we meet, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that we aren't...

12 years on Feb. 24, 2017

In August 2004, a Somali refugee family arrived in Vermont. It was the beginnings of many good things.

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12 years on Feb. 24, 2017
In August 2004, a Somali refugee family arrived in Vermont. It was the beginnings of many good things.
Pabba's 32nd year Feb. 9, 2017
Imagine if your parents had access to your online dating profile. That happened to Pabba.
Pabba's 32nd year Feb. 9, 2017
Imagine if your parents had access to your online dating profile. That happened to Pabba.
For nearly three years, we’ve been following Patrick and Steve and their attempt to adopt their foster daughter, and no other story we’ve done has generated as many emails from you, wondering how it all worked out. Today you will finally know.
For nearly three years, we’ve been following Patrick and Steve and their attempt to adopt their foster daughter, and no other story we’ve done has generated as many emails from you, wondering how it all worked out. Today you will f
Wouldn't it be nice Jan. 12, 2017
It's a new year, a time for hope or worry, for regrets or new plans, a time to count our blessings or pick up the pieces. Last year around this time, as 2016 was just beginning, Jared and [Sharry](http://www.lovesharred.com) in Utah were tremendously excited about the year ahead.
Wouldn't it be nice Jan. 12, 2017
It's a new year, a time for hope or worry, for regrets or new plans, a time to count our blessings or pick up the pieces. Last year around this time, as 2016 was just beginning, Jared and Sharry in Utah were tremendously excited abou
Eleven up Dec. 11, 2016
Today's story is about two families trying to become one family. One set of parents is white, one is black; one lives in Portland, Oregon, the other in Miami, Florida; one is Canadian/American, the other is Haitian/American.
Eleven up Dec. 11, 2016
Today's story is about two families trying to become one family. One set of parents is white, one is black; one lives in Portland, Oregon, the other in Miami, Florida; one is Canadian/American, the other is Haitian/American.
The people next door Nov. 23, 2016
Three stories about Mexican immigration, showing us that there are two sides to the border fence, but many sides to the story.
The people next door Nov. 23, 2016
Three stories about Mexican immigration, showing us that there are two sides to the border fence, but many sides to the story.
Lex Nov. 10, 2016
When you start to think your own child might have a propensity for violence, what do you do?
Lex Nov. 10, 2016
When you start to think your own child might have a propensity for violence, what do you do?
The truth Oct. 27, 2016
Ashley's husband, Corey, is accused of the worst thing imaginable.
The truth Oct. 27, 2016
Ashley's husband, Corey, is accused of the worst thing imaginable.
I'm an American Oct. 11, 2016
Lea recounts the personal journey that led her to become an American citizen this summer. It starts in Sweden in 1945….
I'm an American Oct. 11, 2016
Lea recounts the personal journey that led her to become an American citizen this summer. It starts in Sweden in 1945….
Me for mayor? Oct. 2, 2016
Have you ever had the fantasy that a chance encounter with a stranger could tell you who to be?
Me for mayor? Oct. 2, 2016
Have you ever had the fantasy that a chance encounter with a stranger could tell you who to be?