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The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour features our most beloved tales and the stories behind the stories. The series debuted in 2009 and is now airing on more than 500 stations nationwide. The Moth Radio Hour is co-produced by Jay Allison at Atlantic Public Media and presented by PRX.

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When We Were Young

--- This episode is available on your local radio stationPRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on SpotifyApple and iHeart on 6/4/24 ---

In this hour, stories of childhood, growing up, and growing pains. From hearing your first Bruce Springsteen song, to experiencing a cultural divide to having your heart broken wide open. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Sarfraz Manzoor discovers life lessons in the lyrics of Bruce Springsteen.

Oanh Ngo Usadi and her family arrive in Texas from Vietnam with high hopes and an American Dream.

Max García Conover finds faith in an unexpected place.

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TLC: Tender Loving Care

--- This episode is available on your local radio stationPRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on SpotifyApple and iHeart on 6/4/24 ---

In this hour, stories of being gentle and kind—to ourselves and to others. Health scares, sound baths, and friend dates. This episode is hosted by Moth Director Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Frieda Vizel questions a big community tradition for the first time. 

Skeptical teen Leela Ting goes to to a sound bath.

Young Marianna is her brother's secret weapon in a high stakes basketball game. 

James Petersen's daughter checks in on him weekly, via a dreaded phone call.

When Alyssa Hursh and her boyfriend take some time apart, her friends step in to make her summer magical.

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Skin Tight Genes

--- This episode is available on your local radio stationPRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on SpotifyApple and iHeart on 5/28/24 ---

In this hour, stories from the double helix—genetic makeup, inherited disease, and family secrets. It's all in the DNA. This hour is hosted by Moth Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Mike Birbiglia works to get healthy and mitigate his bad genes.

Carmen Rita Wong uncovers the complicated layers of her family's past.

Beth Bucher makes a difficult decision to protect her health.

When applying for a green card, Paul Nurse discovers a family secret.

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The Moth Radio Hour is co-produced by Jay Allison at Atlantic Public Media and presented by PRX.
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