The Moth Library - Blessing Digha

“I grew up as the only child for eight years, and I was very close to my dad.”

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04:20
The Bad Joke

by Adriane McGillis

Adrianne McGillis’ father's favorite joke lands him in the hospital.

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06:10
Against the Wind

by CJ Hunt

CJ Hunt reflects on mix-tapes and memories from his past.

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05:54
Dads and Dragons

by Lauren Thurman

Lauren Thurman navigates life with her many iterations of dads.

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10:55
A Father’s Cover

by Blessing Digha

Blessing Digha fears she has fallen short of her father’s expectations.

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06:13
My Father’s Hands

by Harwood Taylor

Harwood Taylor reaches for a father who is out of touch.

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06:16
Take That, Homophobia!

by Bethany Cintron

Bethany Cintron yearns to go to the Pride Parade.

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04:51
What’s In A Name?

by Owen Lewis

Owen Lewis embraces a new moniker.

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03:58
Bob Maloney, Josey Packard, and the Bike Thief

by ​​​Jill McDonough

Jill McDonough meets the girl at the rock show.

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06:24
If They Gunned Me Down

by David Coven

David Coven hears a poem that sticks with him for life.

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06:44
September 21, 2013

by Terin Dickerson

Terin Dickerson nurtures his art through a living canvas.

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06:14
Pool Party

by David Lepelstat

David Lepelstat is convinced of his superhero powers until they get him into a deadly situation.

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12:41
Italian Stallion

by Janice Bartley

Janice Bartley experiences the thrill and complications of first love.

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05:19
Lessons in Rock Technology

by Mack Dryden

Mack Dryden leaves the flat marshes of Mississippi to stand atop the world.

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11:16
Hang Time

by Brian Gavagan

Brian Gavagan trades his BMX for a helicopter for a day.

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06:53
Wild Women and Dancing Queens

by Alexis Chin

Alexis Chin embraces the natural beauty of the wild.

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06:38
200,000 Miles and Counting

by Lucy

Lucy yearns for the open road.

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14:57
The Whole Package

by Lori Gottlieb

Lori Gottlieb searches for the perfect donor and the whole package.

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06:36
Mushroom Turned Bear

by Diavian Walters

Diavian Walters has a relationship with hair that is shear madness.

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13:29
Adventures in Saying Yes

by Gina Sampaio

Gina Sampaio navigates the joys and trials of adoption.

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06:36
My Left Eye

by ​Anagha Mahajan

Anagha Mahajan tries to correct an eye problem with an inspirational poster.

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