The Moth Radio Hour - Ellie Lee

“Where are we going to go now that we don't have a home?”

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In this hour, stories of learning from one's parents. Difficult life lessons, words of wisdom (not always heeded), and being lead by example. Listen to your father; mother knows best; respect your elders. This hour is hosted by Moth Radio Hour Producer, Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Bridgett Davis's mother provides for her family and teaches her daughter a valuable lesson in the process.

Ellie Lee tells the story of her Chinese immigrant father and the empire he built from nothing.

Jason Schommer's mother teaches him that bad decisions can be immortalized in photos. 

Louise Newton-Keogh learns and re-learns the meaning of "I love you" from her mother.

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Forever and Ever

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In this hour, stories of things past shaping the here and now; the smell and taste of home, whirlwind romance, and finding comfort and kinship in the most dire of circumstances. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Talaya Moore, a homeless child, takes solace in her most valued possession - her dolls.  

Nikesh Shukla finds a frozen moment in time after the death of his mother.

Self-professed nerd Andrew Solmssen meets his match.

Caitlin FitzGerald discovers her new home has a terrible past. 

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