Knowing How and When to Fight Extras

Hillary Boone

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A baby Hillary being held by their mother, Karla.

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(Left to right) George, Karla, Hillary, and Thomas Boone during "the awkward high school years."

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(Left to right) Hillary's mother Karla, Hillary, Hillary's wife Francesca Orsini, and Hillary's father George.

Maria Hodermarska

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For a behind-the-scenes look at Maria's story, check out The MOTHerview with Storyteller Maria Hodermarska.

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Maria and "David" in their 2016 therapeutic theater performance entitled 'Rule Breaking.'

Ed Mabaya

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Ed and Christa in the apartment where part of the story takes place.

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Ed, Christa and their daughter.

Brad Lawrence

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Brad and his sister Amy.

Angela Lush

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Angela and her tattoo inspiration. (Photo by Wonder Bright)

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Knowing How and When to Fight

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In this hour, five stories of picking our battles. The internal and external pressures that guide how we speak up, speak out, or stay silent. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hillary Boone and their mother scheme to save Vermont from hate.

Maria Hodermarska fights for services for her son.

Ed Mabaya finds himself in danger while visiting his girlfriend.

Brad Lawrence and his sister work their mom's last nerve with their brawling.

Angela Lush struggles to speak up.

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