Something Borrowed, Something New - Trystan Reese

“Between the two of us, even though we are two men, we have everything we need to make our own baby.”

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Something Borrowed, Something New

In this hour, we focus on the uncommon denominators and wildly unexpected situations of life. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, The Moth’s Senior Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Omar Qureshi tries to find acceptance in a home that hates him.

Kari Adams faces up a storm of trouble when an uncontrollable force comes crashing into her wedding.

Donna Otter attends a tantric body painting party on the heels of her divorce.

Trystan Reese must deal with the world’s reaction when he goes viral for becoming a pregnant trans man.


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11:22
Nacho Challenge

by Omar Qureshi

Omar Qureshi tries to find acceptance in a home that hates him.

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08:36
Love You Like a Hurricane Etsy Wedding

by Kari Adams

Kari Adams faces up a storm of trouble when an uncontrollable force comes crashing into her wedding.

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08:59
Tantric Body Paint

by Donna Otter

Donna Otter attends a tantric body painting party on the heels of her divorce.

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12:45
Pregnant Man

by Trystan Reese

Trystan Reese must deal with the world’s reaction when he goes viral for becoming a pregnant trans man.

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Extras From This Episode

Omar Qureshi

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The sign commemorating Omar's record breaking time!

Donna Otter

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Donna wearing the rooster hat.

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Donna and the man she met that night... who she ended up dating.

Trystan Reese

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A pregnant Trystan and his partner Biff. (Photo by Kevin Truong)

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Trystan showing off his baby bump. (Photo by Shanna Sturgell)

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Trystan, Biff and baby Leo. (Photo by Sommessa Photography)

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Trystan and baby Leo, who "could have been a monster" and Trystan "would have loved him just the same." (Photo by Erin Schedler)

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The whole family: Trystan, Biff, Haley, Riley, and baby Leo.

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