The Moth Library - Al Letson

“Secretly I was expecting a ‘Welcome Home Brother’ parade but that didn’t happen. ”

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07:21
Faith in Love Between the Lines

by Aaron Potek

A rabbinical student answers tough questions.

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14:21
My Outsourced Life

by A. J. Jacobs

Overwhelmed by the pressures of modern life, AJ decides to outsource his personal life to India.

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16:44
The Day I Became a Matador

by A. E. Hotchner

A man's relationship with a famous writer takes an unexpected twist.

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07:25
Underpacked

by Tim Gunn

Tim Gunn is the Emmy winning producer, co-host and mentor for Lifetime’s “Project Runway.”

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14:23
Light and Hope

by Bethany Van Delft

A mother gets surprising news in the maternity ward.

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06:38
The Pole Vaulter

by Matthew Dicks

A high schooler with a funny name becomes a pole vaulter.

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06:30
A Roof Over Your Head

by Matthew Dicks

A young man accused of stealing ends up living out of his car.

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11:43
My Father's Son

by Matthew Dicks

Matthew Dicks is a teenage boy who works hard to impress his step-father.

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13:29
Why I Teach

by Eric S. Lander

Two defense attorneys ask for help from an unlikely source - a scientist. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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15:58
Life on a Möbius Strip

by Janna Levin

A young astrophysicist finds wild parallels in her research and personal life. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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15:34
War and Ham Sandwiches

by Christina Lamb

Christina Lamb talks about her double life as a mother and a war correspondent. 

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14:14
You Can Come Back

by Joshua Wolf Shenk

A son desperately seeks a connection with his father after a near deadly plane crash. 

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11:56
The Old Neighborhood

by Steve Osborne

A New York City cop looks into the death of a kid he grew up with. 

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15:52
The Lost Bookbag

by Edgar Oliver

A young cadet is entrusted with vital records at a military academy. 

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10:38
The Real Jon Ronson

by Jon Ronson

Jon battles a Twitterbot that is using his name and his photo. 

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13:31
My Friend, Ibrahim

by Bisi Alimi

A Nigerian man tells a bold truth on live television. 

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14:16
Poe and I

by Matthew Mercier

A caretaker gets caught up in the life of a famous 19th Century poet

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13:54
Fires of the New Year

by Ted Conover

A guard works New Year's Eve at Sing Sing prison.

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08:09
Mets Magic

by Marie Hershkowitz

A young girl falls in love with the New York Mets. 

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05:58
Just Past Anatolia

by Christy Marie Kent

Christy Kent tracks her relationship to pornography through the years as a transgender woman. 

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