Veterans Day Special 2014 - Mike Scotti

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Veterans Day Special 2014

A special Veterans Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. After returning from active duty in the Middle East, a marine searches for new meaning; a 97 year old woman describes training young men for WWII combat as a WASP; a father being deployed to Iraq must find a way to explain it to his children; and a WWII soldier from Wisconsin serves with the segregated 93rd Infantry Division in the South Pacific.

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Stories in this Episode

13:40
A Sort of Homecoming

by Mike Scotti

After returning from active duty in the Middle East, a marine searches for new meaning.

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10:31
The Boundless Sky

by Dawn Seymour

A 97 year old woman describes training young men for WWII combat as a WASP.

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05:20
Just a Little Bit

by Bill Krieger

A father being deployed to Iraq must find a way to explain it to his children.

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10:38
The 93rd

by William Cole

A WWII soldier from Wisconsin serves with the segregated 93rd Infantry Division in the South Pacific.

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Extras From This Episode

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Photo of Mike with his team.

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Photos of Dawn as a WASP pilot flying her B-17.

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Bill with his daughter.

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
  • The Album Leaf - The Light
  • The Andrews Sisters - The Light
  • Freddi Price - Willful