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“From early on, I knew my parents and teachers had expectation that I was gonna be a revolutionary.”

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In this hour, stories of the struggles, support, and safety the bonds of family provide. 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.

Sharif El-Mekki wants to follow in the footsteps of his Black Panther father.

NeShaune Lasley receives unwanted encouragement from her father.

Rebecca Barry frets over her mother's health.

Caitlin McNaughton's feminist parents don't want to get her a Barbie.

Warren Holleman must unlearn his family's lessons when he has a baby.

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A squeamish writer is sent on an assignment to locate enormous poisonous snakes; a hippie kid seeks the approval of his conservative father; and two child refugees from Afghanistan arrive in America without their parents.

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A young cadet is entrusted with vital records at a military academy and a woman remembers visiting her two mysterious aunts as a child. Hosted by The Moth's founder, George Dawes Green. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Edgar Oliver falls from grace at a military academy. 

Sheri Holman learns secrets about her Southern Gothic aunts.

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