Bearing Witness Extras

Alice Schaffer

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Alice (on the left) and her partner, Judy Reagan, on a recent trip to Paris.

D. Parvaz

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​D. Parvaz​ interviewing college students in Kabul.

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​D. Parvaz​ campaigning for the release of colleagues jailed in Egypt.

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​D. Parvaz​ covering elections in Afghanistan.

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​D. Parvaz​ interviewing Masai tribesman in Nairobi.

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​D. Parvaz​ on air at Al Jazeera, discussing Iranian elections.

Leland Melvin

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Leland's NASA headshot.

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Leland's now-famous NASA portrait featuring his two rescue dogs, Jake and Scout, who he secretly smuggled into NASA for the photoshoot.

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Bearing Witness

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In this hour, stories of mistakes, perseverance, and lessons learned, often the hard way. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior Director, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Alice Schaffer, a preacher's daughter, grows up in fear of the lessons learned in Sunday school. 

Dawn Ross tries to adjust to life in rural Arkansas.

D. Parvaz, a journalist covering the uprising in Syria, is arrested and imprisoned.

Leland Melvin suffers a devastating injury that cuts short his dream of flying in space.

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