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Epilepsy, Roast Beef and Adoption - Adam Wade

“I'd like to get my roast beef and my roll and get out of here.”

Epilepsy, Roast Beef and Adoption

Slow service at a deli counter leads to an angry and regrettable outburst, a husband describes his wife’s lifelong battle with epilepsy, a teenager gives birth and makes the ultimate choice, and a social worker has a client who is beyond his control. Hosted by George Dawes Green, founder of The Moth.   The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media

Adam Wade loses his temper at the supermarket deli counter.

Peter Aguero stands by helpless while doctors diagnose a seizure in his epileptic wife.
 
Susan Kent is in denial about being pregnant until she delivers Baby Girl.
 
Steven Puente is a social worker who tries to take a teenage client out for ice cream in the wrong neighborhood.


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06:14
Hoboken Roast Beef

by Adam Wade

Slow service at a deli counter leads to an angry and regrettable outburst.

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17:17
Me & Her & It

by Peter Aguero

A husband describes his wife’s lifelong battle with epilepsy.

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06:26
Baby Girl

by Susan Kent

A teenager gives birth and makes the ultimate choice. 

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07:31
Co-Op City Ice Cream Run

by Steven Puente

A social worker has a client who is beyond his control.

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Adam Wade enjoys his roast beef sandwich.

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Peter Aguero and his wife Sara.

Steven Puente Extra

Steven Puente's office in Co-Op City.

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Steven on the job at the time of the story.

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