Brand New YOU - Mic Stock 5

“The year is 1990 and my twin brother and I are six years old. We've repurposed our dining room table into a bomb shelter. ”

Brand New YOU

--- This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on 5/18/2021 ---

In this hour, stories of starting fresh. Unexpected opportunities, budding relationships, your next home, and a new take. This episode is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Stories in this Episode

An Unexpected Journey

by Naushin Khan

Student Naushin Khan has never had a "good relationship" with chemistry

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The Only Lonely Girl

by Krisy Lawlor

Kristin Lawlor feels like the only single girl in New York.

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War and Popcorn

by Mariam Bazeed

Mariam Bazeed and their family relocate to Egypt during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

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Whenever You're Ready, Dave

by Dave Moran

Law professor Dave Moran tries his hand at modelling.

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by Aleyne Larner

Aleyne Larner meets a man 20 years her senior.

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Extras From This Episode

Brand New YOU

Naushin Khan

Links from Naushin about algal blooms:

Harmful Algal Blooms in Central Park

Global warming and algal blooms

This is CDC information on algal blooms, so people can stay safe and sound from algal bloom exposure.

Krisy Lawlor


Krisy at her wedding. Nicole's daughters (Krisy's "nieces") were flower girls.


Krisy holding 3 feet of her unfinished scarf.


Krisy and the original Monday night dinner crew making paper bag puppets.

Dave Moran


A drawing of Dave by artist Mary Dudek

Aleyne Larner


Aleyne and Don on their wedding day.