It's The Little Things - Beverley Elliott

“So I make a deal with the Universe. I say, 'Can you just give me a sign, a signal, anything like a cinnamon heart, a falling flower on the ground, chocolate, anything?'”

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It's The Little Things

In this hour, stories of questions. From rhetorical pleas to the curiosity and persistence of children, a favor for a kindred spirit and a request from a mourning mother, the important moments set in motion by a question mark. 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.

Beverley Elliott writes a song about a yellow dress, despite not owning one.

Lee Thomas is a newscaster with vitiligo.

Matthew McGough becomes a Yankee batboy.

Reilly Horan considers her relationship to clothing and to her identity.

Camille Woods seeks a small bit of comfort after the death of her son.

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Lee Thomas

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Lee putting on his makeup.

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Lee putting on his makeup.

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Lee in full makeup.

Camille Woods

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Camille Woods and her son Marcus McIntosh, who everyone called Big Mack.

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Camille Woods and a young Marcus.

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The “I Got YOU” t-shirt.

Reilly Horan

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A young Reilly Horan, a self proclaimed tomboy.

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Reilly as Mary ("I wanted to be Joseph").