Mr. Rogers, Bellevue, Super Markets and Coney Island - Danielle Ofri

“I was just hoping to keep everyone alive until the sun came up over the East River.”

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Mr. Rogers, Bellevue, Super Markets and Coney Island

In this hour, a brand new doctor struggles working the night shift; a young girl has a life-threatening heart condition; a mailman joins Mister Rogers' Neighborhood; a middle-aged man is tempted to cheat; and a child spends her birthday at Coney Island in 1957. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Danielle Ofri has a crisis of confidence while working the night-shift at Bellvue.

Isobel Connelly discovers she has a heart condition at age six.

David Newell gets a job as Mr. McFeely on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

Steve Zimmer flirts with a woman while at the supermarket.

Helen Cooper spends a special birthday at Coney Island. 


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12:11
July 1st

by Danielle Ofri

Danielle Ofri has a crisis of confidence while working the night-shift at Bellevue. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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06:32
360 Beats Per Minute

by Isobel Connelly

Isobel Connelly discovers she has a heart condition at age six.

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09:45
Speedy Delivery

by David Newell

David Newell gets a job as Mr. McFeely on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

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05:53
Lost in the Supermarket

by Steve Zimmer

Steve Zimmer flirts with a woman while at the supermarket.

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08:55
13th Birthday, Coney Island, 1959

by Helen Cooper

Helen Cooper spends a special birthday at Coney Island. 

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