Extras from The Moth Radio Hour Episode 1305

January 28, 2013
by The Moth,

Photo by Jason Falchook.

This week on The Moth Radio Hour, slow service at a deli counter leads to an angry and regrettable outburst; a husband describes his wife’s lifelong battle with epilepsy;  a teenager gives birth and makes the ultimate choice; and a social worker has a client who is beyond his control. Hosted by George Dawes Green, founder of The Moth.

Listen to this episode on your local public radio station, or stream it online at PRX.

 Adam Wade

Adam loses his temper at the supermarket deli counter.

Adam enjoys his roast beef sandwich. Photo courtesy Adam Wade.


Peter Aguero

Peter stands by helpless while doctors diagnose a seizure in his epileptic wife.

Peter and his wife Sara. Photo courtesy Peter Aguero.


Steven Puente

Steven is a social worker who tries to take a teenage client out for ice cream in the wrong neighborhood.

All photos courtesy Steven Puente.

Steven’s office in Co-Op City.

Steven on the job at the time of the story.


Next week on The Moth Radio Hour…

The first African American Grand Master details his unorthodox education and the private chess match that defines him; a socialite trying to escape an unhappy marriage accidentally crashes the coronation of the king of Nepal; and an octogenarian makes an romantic connection with a man she worked with over a half a century before. Tune in to your local public radio station to find out what happens!