Lemonade - Snap #318
Amazing stories about people taking something sour, mixing it with sugar and ice, until it tastes very sweet indeed . . .
Glynn's new best friend in Malaysia leads a life of leisure as the son of a famous curry chef. Then one day the gravy train screeches to a halt.
Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller
When everything they owned was lost in a fire, Justin and Linda thought they wanted to rebuild. But they had no idea where to start. Find out more about their story in their book Phoenix Ashes from the Ashes: The prettiest boat you’ve ever seen.
For some (rave) reviews of Phoenix Ashes from Ashes, visit Goodreads.com.
Producer: Anna Sussman
Imagine if the last sentence you say tonight is the last full sentence you will say for the rest of your life. This is what is written on a sign that Steve Goff holds in front of him when he gives presentations about aphasia. With the help of his daughter, award-winning radio producer Teresa Goff, Stephen tells the story of his battle with this disease. And he does it without being able to speak.
Producer: Teresa Goff
After 15 years in a noisy prison, Annette Imboden craved a moment of silence. When she finally got it, everything changed.
Producers: Anna Sussman and Pat Mesiti-Miller
Out of the wreckage and chaos of a revolution, a love story evolves in the time of machine guns and riots. A powerful story by the inimitable Gypsee Yo. She’s a native of Tirana, Albania and currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia. She’s the author of three poetry collections in her native tongue and of four audio CD collections in English, including Kitchen Sink Drama and Firstborn Daughters. Find out more here.
Producers: Jamie DeWolf and Anna Sussman
Dolores Schwalb took care of over 50 physically and mentally disabled children over the course of her life. Dolores talks about her first child whom she took in at the age of 3 and still cares for today.
Producer: Stephanie Foo
A young man can’t shake his dead ringer resemblance to Rick Moranis for years until one night he’s able to use it for an adventure. This was recorded live at the monthly 'Tales of the Cosmos' show at the UC Beast in New York City's Lower East Side. It is the first Saturday of the month at 7pm.
Hear more stories by Adam Wade.
Producer: Jamie DeWolf