In Service Of - Stacey Curry

“He says, 'Look, I'm really attracted to you, but I have this autoimmune disease... Eventually, I'll need a liver transplant.' And all I heard from this is that he was very attracted to me.”

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In Service Of

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In this hour, stories of giving and receiving. A volunteer, a would-be chef, a firefighter, a date in need of a liver, and a scientist who needs a helping hand before she can help anyone else. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Stacey Curry and her boyfriend end up being a perfect match, in more ways than one.

Having grown up ashamed of her voice, Kristin Huang is reluctant to sing.

Kayleigh Hudson attempts to cook an elaborate meal for her friends. 

Sivad Johnson decides, reluctantly, to step into the spotlight.

Mary-Claire King battles through heartbreak to make a breakthrough in cancer research.

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06:25
A Perfect Match

by Stacey Bader Curry

Stacey Bader Curry and her boyfriend end up being a perfect match, in more ways than one.

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08:17
Finding Resonance

by Kristin Huang

Having grown up ashamed of her voice, Kristin Huang is reluctant to sing.

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05:18
London Foiled Again

by Kayleigh Hudson

Kayleigh Hudson attempts to cook an elaborate meal for her friends. 

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06:10
A Year Of Yes

by Sivad Johnson

Sivad Johnson decides, reluctantly, to step into the spotlight.

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11:49
Who Can You Trust?

by Mary-Claire King

A doctor battles through heartbreak to make a breakthrough in cancer research. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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Stacey Curry

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Stacey and Dave on one of their early dates.

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Dave and his donor Sara Kate Gillingham on the day of the transplant.

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Stacey and Dave with kids on their wedding day. This was also the day they found out the liver wasn't a perfect match.

Kristin Huang

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Kristin biking at age 6.

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Kristin with her family at the beach.

Kayleigh Hudson

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Kayleigh in red with her friend grilling. Steaks didn't come out so well.

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Kaylieh baking cookies.

Sivad Johnson

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Sivad skydiving.

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Sivad's Sergeant photo.

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Sivad and his girls.