Love, Serve, and Protect - Sheila Calloway

“If you didn't follow the rules, arbitrary rules, then you could lose your freedom and that just doesn't seem like justice.”

Photo by Jason Falchook

Love, Serve, and Protect

In this hour, stories of heroes, mentors, and our greatest supporters. A Coast Guard rescue swimmer considers his career, a lawyer learns the meaning of justice, and a songstress pens lyrics for her loved one. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Rob Simpson takes us behind the scenes of life as a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer.

Sheila Calloway searches for fairness and empathy in the justice system.

Beth Nielsen Chapman finds magic in the writing of a song.


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14:34
Living Up to a Motto

by Rob Simpson

Rob Simpson takes us behind the scenes of life as a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer.

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14:56
True Justice

by Sheila Calloway

Sheila Calloway searches for fairness and empathy in the justice system.

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14:37
Seven Shades of Blue

by Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman finds magic in the writing of a song.

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Extras From This Episode

Rob Simpson

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Rob and his daughter.

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Rob on the job.

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A Rescue Swimmer jumping out of a helicopter.

Beth Nielsen Chapman

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Beth and her husband Ernest at their wedding in 1979.

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Beth at 19 years old.

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Beth's playdough sculptures.

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Beth performing at the Grand Ol Opry.

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