Open Adoption, Tin Foil Dinosaurs and the Imam - Carly Johnstone

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Open Adoption, Tin Foil Dinosaurs and the Imam

A 16-year old girl discovers she is pregnant; a waiter fields a strange request at a Macaroni Grill; a six-year old breaks the teacher’s rules and an Imam becomes a chaplain in the New York City Police Department.

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Stories in this Episode

15:08
A Perfect Circle

by Carly Johnstone

A 16-year old girl discovers she is pregnant.

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06:10
Dinosaur

by Sam S. Mullins

A waiter fields a strange request at a Macaroni Grill.

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06:12
Stars, Rockets, and Moons

by Steve Zimmer

A six-year old breaks the teacher’s rules.

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13:34
Shattered Silence

by Khalid Latif

An imam talks about his experiences as a Muslim student in New York City on 9/11.

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Extras From This Episode

Carly Johnstone

A 16-year-old girl discovers that she is pregnant.

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Gwen, Gretchen, Carly, Asha and Henry, together as one family.

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Henry holding Asha. All photos courtesy Carly Johnstone.

Sam S. Mullins

A waiter fields a strange request at a Macaroni Grill.

Sam is a performer and frequent storyteller in his home city of Vancouver. Find out more about his work, and his experience becoming a Moth storyteller, at his website, samsmullins.com.

Khalid Latif

An Imam becomes a chaplain in the New York City Police Department.

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
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  • Bill Frisell - Little Waltz
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  • Chandler Travis Three-O - One Step Forward
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  • The Smooth Jazz Instrumental Band - Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard)
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  • Keith Jarrett - Americana
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