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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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Letting Go

--- This episode is available on your local radio station and on PRX. It will be published to our website on 8/20/19. ---

In this hour, stories of shedding the past and looking towards the future; from fashion faux-pas to exoneration. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Chris Foley inherits his family's male pattern baldness.

Caridad De La Luz contends with her father's baggage.

Andrew McGill discovers his people though the card game Yu-Gi-Oh.

Patricia Brennan describes being married to a Vietnam veteran.

Michael VonAllmen works to let go of his hate after his wrongful conviction. 

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Live in Boston

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A special live edition of The Moth in Boston, hosted by Steve Burns. A teenage boy confronts his stepfather; a telecommunications executive details his descent into deceit; and a young stroke victim attempts a hospital escape in order to attend a birthday party.

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Gang Initiations, My Way and the KKK

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In this hour, stories from author Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers, Blink, The Tipping Point) about a wedding prank gone horribly wrong; an African-American home care attendant caring for a dying Klansman; and a miracle survivor of a gang initiation. The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns hosts.

Note: some stories are emotionally intense and not for children.

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