Second Chances - Navrioska Mateo

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Second Chances

In this hour, we present four stories of getting another shot. Tales of tenacity, unexpected fortune, and redemption in moments both great and small. 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.

Joshua Blau loses his wallet on the FDR drive.

Navrioska Mateo puts her dream job in peril.

Faith Salie has a fashion crisis on a momentous day.

Sherman "OT" Powell attempts to reconnect with his family after 34 years.


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05:44
The Wallet

by Joshua Blau

Joshua Blau loses his wallet on the FDR drive.

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07:52
Life Plan, Rebooted

by Navrioska Mateo

Navrioska Mateo puts her dream job in peril.

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14:12
What I Wore to My Divorce

by Faith Salie

Faith Salie has a fashion crisis on a momentous day.

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12:40
Who Would Have Thought

by Sherman "O.T." Powell

Sherman "OT" Powell attempts to reconnect with his family after 34 years.

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Extras From This Episode

Joshua Blau

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Joshua's children: Emma, Sarah, and the triplets, Sam, Jacob and Lucie.

Faith Salie

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Faith on the morning of her divorce in the Divorce Dress.

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Faith on the day of her wedding to her husband John. Photo by Sharon Schuster.

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Faith and her family in NYC. Photo by Sharon Schuster.

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