Misfits, The MET, and a Nursing Home Switcheroo - Andrew Solomon

“I must tell you my dear, it was very strange, but it was rather beautiful.”

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Misfits, The MET, and a Nursing Home Switcheroo

An hour devoted to misfits! An awkward teenager finds his place at a museum, a child is given a sense of structure and order in life, a woman worries she isn't "Korean enough," and a daughter does her best to soothe her elderly mom. Hosted by The Moth’s Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Andrew Solomon flourishes in the glamour of the Metropolitan Museum.

Greg Audel discovers a different way to live during a night spent with his friend's family. 

Linda Gregory worries she isn't good enough to be accepted by her boyfriend's family.

Hilda Chazanovitz faces resistance as she tries to move her mother into a nursing home.


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14:05
The Met, Mrs. Vreeland, and Me

by Andrew Solomon

An awkward teenager flourishes in the glamour of the the Metropolitan Museum.

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08:29
Unexpected Embrace

by Linda Gregory

Linda Gregory worries she isn't good enough to be accepted by her boyfriend's family.

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05:53
Finding My Village

by Greg Audel

Greg Audel discovers a different way to live during a night spent with his friend's family.

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14:01
The Understanding

by Hilda Chazanovitz

Hilda Chazanovitz faces resistance as she tries to move her mother into a nursing home.

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Extras From This Episode

Linda Gregory Radio Extra

Abraham's family in Korea. Front row from Left to right: Linda Gregory, Grandfather Jae Hyoung Lee, Grandmother Jang Won Lee and Abraham. Second Row: Mother in law, Hyo Soon Lee.

Hilda Chazanovitz Radio Extra 2

Hilda's mother Pola before the war.

Hilda Chazanovitz Radio Extra 3

Pola and baby Hilda, early 1950s.

Hilda Chazanovita Radio Extra 1

Hilda and her mother Pola in Central Park near the Metropolitan Museum circa early 2000.