Live from Portsmouth - Joe Lentini Mrh 1801 Extra 3

“That ability to be on the rock, where nothing existed in the universe except for what I could touch with my hands and my feet.”

Live from Portsmouth

In this hour, a special live edition of The Moth from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Hosted by Dame Wilburn, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. A mother tries to model confident behavior after moving to China; a man goes on a dangerous rescue mission; a lonely girl spends her summer raising funds for the blind. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Catherine Palmer tries to fake it until her children make it.

Joe Lentini sets out in arctic weather to rescue stranded mountain climbers.

Elizabeth Browning becomes a local celebrity after writing to her local newspaper.



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11:50
Shopping in China

by Catherine Palmer

Catherine Palmer tries to fake it until her children make it.

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12:43
Backside Of The Storm

by Joe Lentini

Joe Lentini sets out in arctic weather to rescue stranded mountain climbers.

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50:16
The Postman Always Calls

by Elizabeth Browning

Elizabeth Browning becomes a local celebrity after writing to her local newspaper.

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Catherine Palmer

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The boys in Chengdu.

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Joe Lentini

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Albert (pictured bottom right) and Joe (seen next to him).

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Albert Dow.

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Joe at the top Of Cathedral Ledge, 1994.

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Joe at the top of Mount Washington.

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Joe camped in the Karakoram - the Pakistan Himalayas.

Elizabeth Browning

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Elizabeth at the pool.

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
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  • Penguin Cafe Orchestra - Air a Danser
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  • Penguin Cafe Orchestra - The Ecstasy of Dancing Fleas
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  • Khruangbin - Little Joe & Mary
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  • Jami Sieber - Tell it By Heart
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  • Mark Orton - Old Photos
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