You Say Goodbye - Courtney Antonioli Mrh 1815 Extra 1

“The only time I saw Peter cry was the day I told him I wanted a divorce and that breaks my heart.”

You Say Goodbye

In this hour, four stories on saying farewell to family, the past, or sometimes the very earth we stand on. Hosted by Meg Bowles, The Moth’s Senior Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. This hour is funded by Home Advisor.

Ash Bhardwaj is tasked with bringing his father’s remains back home to India.

Courtney Antonioli questions her marriage, but not her love.

Becca Stevens loses her son’s childhood and childhood pet to time.

Michael Such plans for his last moment.


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Stories in this Episode

13:26
Becoming Indian

by Ash Bhardwaj

Ash Bhardwaj is tasked with bringing his father’s remains back home to India.

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05:31
Separate Together

by Courtney Antonioli

Courtney Antonioli questions her marriage, but not her love.

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11:15
Goldie, the Goldfish

by Becca Stevens

Becca Stevens loses her son’s childhood and childhood pet to time.

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12:08
Waiting to Go

by Michael Such

Michael Such plans for his last moment.

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Extras From This Episode

Ash Bhardwaj

Ash Bhardwaj Mrh 1815 Extra 1

Ash wearing a kurta, preparing to perform the ritual, Tarpan.

Ash Bhardwaj Mrh 1815 Extra 2

Ash and his yonger sister throwing pedals into River Ganges.

Ash Bhardwaj Mrh 1815 Extra 3

One of the hundreds of scrolls documenting all the rituals done in Haridwar.

Courtney Antonioli

Courtney Antonioli Mrh 1815 Extra 1

Courtney and Peter doing a Tough Mudder together in 2014.

Courtney Antonioli Mrh 1815 Extra 2

Courtney doing a Tough Mudder years later without Peter.

Michael Such

If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or suicidal thoughts, please call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255), or seek help from a medical or mental health professional. Further support is available at https://afsp.org/.

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
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  • Freddi Price - Willful
  • Michael Hayes Quartet - The Boy in the Gap
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  • The Batteries Duo - Parking Lot
  • Bill Frisell - Lost Night
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  • Bill Frisell - Peter Miller's Discovery
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  • Bill Frisell + Thomas Morgan - Small Town
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