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Cowboy Ghost - Snap 826


Valerie is lost in a snowstorm in rural Montana. She thinks she might not be able to get out, when she sees two headlights coming to her through the storm. Help is on the way - she hopes. Valerie’s story comes to us from the book Trucker Ghost Stories, edited by Annie Wilder.

Producer: Eliza Smith

Duality


Tameer is part of an ethnic minority in northern Israel called Druze. When he is struck on the head as a young boy he inherits an entire new lifetime of memories.

Original Score: Renzo Gorrio
Producer: Shaina Shealy

Kismet - Snap 828


Two women, a tiny boat, the wide open ocean...and kismet.  

Elena has written a book about their adventure, called Talking to the Moon. You can read the story on the couple’s websitehttp://www.cadenza.ca/index.php/en/talking-to-the-moon-en/

You can learn more about Elena and Meg’s journey at their other website, anticruise.online.

Producer: Liz Mak

Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Kismet - Snap 828


Two women, a tiny boat, the wide open ocean...and kismet.  

Elena has written a book about their adventure, called Talking to the Moon. You can read the story on the couple’s websitehttp://www.cadenza.ca/index.php/en/talking-to-the-moon-en/

You can learn more about Elena and Meg’s journey at their other website, anticruise.online.

Producer: Liz Mak

Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Blue Bear - Snap 829


Lynn Schooler grew up in Alaska hearing rumor after rumor about the elusive blue bear. He never gave it much thought until a friend convinced him they go out searching for one. What Lynn ended up finding was, of course, something much different.

For more on Lynn Schooler’s work check out this website and his Facebook page.

Producer: Nancy Lopez
Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio and Davey Kim

Grits And Sausages - Snap 829


When Ray Christian was a young boy, he longed to hear the voice of God.

Check out his podcast here.

Producer: Davey Kim

Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio

The Outbreak - Snap 829


What do you do when a life-threatening disease makes it too dangerous to save the person closest to you?

Dr. Phillip Ireland was a physician at JFK Hospital in Liberia during the virulent outbreak of Ebola in 2014 when families were torn apart by the runaway virus.

Producer: Jake Halpern

Original Score: Renzo Gorrio
Special thanks to Yale NGN.
Additonal assistance: Mark Ristich, Anna Sussman, Adizah Eghan and Eliza Smith

For more on the work of producer Jake Halpern go to www.jakehalpern.com/

Dadbot - Snap 830


James Vlahos wanted to keep his dad around for as long as possible, so he saved the best part about him in the best way he knew how.

Vlahos is also working on a book, Talk To Me, about the quest to create conversation-making A.I.s. Check out his article about dadbot in Wired Magazine.

Follow James on Twitter @jamesvlahos

 

Producer: Jazmin Aguilera
Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

Finding Rebecca - Snap 831


In 1962, in a very small, very white suburb of Chicago, a young couple set out to adopt a baby girl.

This story was produced in collaboration with The New York Times.

Check out Amy Roost's website: AmyRoost.com

Producers: Amy Roost and Anna Sussman

Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

Feast Mode


It ain’t good ‘til yer hungry.” Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington brings us face to face with the world’s most satisfying buffet.

Story by Glynn Washington
Produced by Stephanie Foo

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