The Moth Radio Hour - Rebecca Nesson

“I felt like I should be feeling less tired but instead I was just feeling more and more exhausted.”

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DNA Doesn’t Lie

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In this hour, stories of the digital space and its affect on the family connection IRL. From digital carts to hive minds and data collection - closing geographical and temporal distance between past and present. 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.

Meg Ferrill struggles with her fears of becoming a parent while shopping for sperm.

Anaïs Bordier makes a surprising connection via social media.

Trina Robinson, while researching online, discovers a shocking family history.

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Pregnancy, Cigarettes and Desert Islands

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Two women meet by chance on a dark street and share secrets, a father admits he was not quite ready for a second child, and a live calf shows up for Thanksgiving dinner.

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Confrontations

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In this hour, stories of war, face-offs, and confronting the demons within. A man must come to terms with his sexuality (as well as those who judge him), a woman learns that her ladylike upbringing has lasting marks, and a child fights to survive The Killing Fields of Cambodia. This hour is 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.

After finally accepting his sexuality, Pádraig Ó'Tuama uses language to heal rather than harm.

Tricia Rose Burt attempts to break the strictures of her Southern upbringing.

Arn Chorn-Pond uses his musical gift to survive the Khmer Rouge.

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