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Cops, Dumpster Diving and Mental Illness

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A tough New York City cop gets a small, fluffy dog; a college student tries dumpster diving; a Brooklyn mom has to deviate from her birth plan; and a surfer contends with his wife’s deep depression.

Steve Osborne. Photo by Flash Rosenberg.

A tough New York City cop gets a small, fluffy dog.

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A college student tries dumpster diving.

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A Brooklyn mom has to deviate from her birth plan.

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A surfer contends with his wife’s deep depression.

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Extras from this episode:

Steve Osborne

A tough New York City cop gets a small, fluffy dog.

Steve and Griff.

Griff enjoying the sun. All photos courtesy of Steve Osborne.

Elise Hunter

A college student tries dumpster diving.

Photo courtesy of Elise Hunter.

Check out her short stories, and her nonfiction articles on social entrepreneurship, waste and other topics at EliseHunter.com.

Amy Brill

A Brooklyn mom has to deviate from her birth plan.

The first picture of Amy and her second daughter

Amy and her family in Summer 2013. All photos courtesy of Amy Brill.

You can find out more about Amy’s work at www.amybrill.com, and purchase her new book, The Movement of Stars, at Amazon, Powell’s, Barnes & Noble, and Indie Bound.

 

Mark Lukach

A surfer contends with his wife’s deep depression.

You can listen to Mark’s original pitch below.

Mark, Giulia, and their dog. Photo courtesy of Mark Lukach.

If you’d like watch the trailer for Mark’s memoir, please visit MarkLukach.com.

 

The music featured in this episode…

The Drift – Uncanny Valley - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Roy Buchanan – Sweet Dreams - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify
Franz Richter – Piano Sonata 1 in A Major – Turkish March – Rondo - Find it on iTunes
Blue Cranes – Yellow Ochre - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify