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Check out our library of broadcast stories... From the most recently released stories to the first ones ever aired.

06:11
Madonna and Me

by Shaun Sperling

Shaun's 1992 Bar Mitzvah performance years later launches him into viral video superstardom. 

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05:28
Cops and Cuckoo Clocks

by Tara Clancy

After coming out to her ex-cop father, the two go to a faux German village to work stuff out. 

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17:17
Me & Her & It

by Peter Aguero

A husband describes his wife’s lifelong battle with epilepsy.

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09:05
So Far to Fall

by Shewit Zerai

A teenager rebels after her brother is disowned. 

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07:01
A Superhero Gets Sick

by Tim Manley

A man credits his mother and his imagination for keeping his spirits high while hospitalized.

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06:21
Triste

by Diane Kastiel

A woman tries to resist comparing herself to her very fortunate sister. 

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12:53
Oh Captain, My Captain

by Pha Le

A Vietnamese family is forced to flee from their home to take refuge in an unknown land. 

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07:24
Pocket Knives, Warts and Refrigerators

by Kerry Weeks

A lie befuddles a camper. 

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06:26
Baby Girl

by Susan Kent

A teenager gives birth and makes the ultimate choice. 

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10:12
My Boss's Murder Fantasies

by Mike Dang

A boss crosses one too many lines. 

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11:24
A Change of Plans

by Tim King

An educator takes in a troubled student after his mother dies. 

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07:31
Co-Op City Ice Cream Run

by Steven Puente

A social worker has a client who is beyond his control.

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16:35
Fameishness

by Steve Burns

The star of a children’s television show grapples with the meaning of fame.

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11:11
My Bald & Blue Period

by John Grady

After many years in the legendary Blue Man Group, a performer makes a profound connection with an audience member.

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