Red Sox, Jerusalem, and Coming Home - Jimmy Tingle

Red Sox, Jerusalem, and Coming Home

A father bonds with his son over baseball, a boy realizes that his single father is not a superhero, a worker gets a knife pulled on her at a homeless shelter, a newly divorced mother is evicted from her home, and a young writer moves to Jerusalem with the hope that peace will break out.

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Stories in this Episode

13:25
The Impossible Dream

by Jimmy Tingle

A father bonds with his son over baseball.

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08:17
Sit Tight, Kid

by Jason Schmidt

A boy realizes his father is not a superhero, just a man who did his best.

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06:09
Playing Parts

by Launa Lea

A worker at a community center has a knife pulled on her.

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04:17
Holding Your Breath

by Gretchen Waschke

A newly divorced mother is evicted from her home.

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12:20
Man on the Moon

by Nathan Englander

A writer moves to Jerusalem to be part of the peace process. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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Extras From This Episode

Jimmy Tingle Radio Extra1

Jimmy and his son at Fenway Park.

Nathan Englander Radio Extra

Nathan Englander in Jerusalem in the 90′s. Photo by Debbie Hill.

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
  • Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline
  • Regina Carter - I'm Going Home
  • American Football - The Summer Ends