Some young people who find themselves in trouble manage to remove themselves on their own. Jordan Patrick Austin Teklay was constantly at odds with his mother, so he decided to leave. He was only 15. This story comes from WNYC’s Radio Rookies.
During The Story’s second day of the series, “Studs at 100”. Dick speaks with labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski about driving Terkel around the steel mills of Chicago’s South Side
Dick speaks with Joel Myrick, the assistant principal who detained a shooter in a Mississippi High School using his own handgun.
Talking doctors through complex emergencies, via Skype.
Roman Mars and 99% Invisiblebring us a story of distance -- near and far-- on the highway.
At Capitol Pool Checkers Club each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
The keeper of Long Island’s Montauk Point Lighthouse talks about her night during Hurricane Sandy.
Bailey Karpa almost dropped out when she got pregnant at 16, but when she got help from a Washington state program for teen parents, she found a manageable routine.
Producer Zak Rosen goes on a mail run with a boat that delivers mail on the Great Lakes – and has a zip code of its own.
When pirates kidnapped Capt. Richard Phillips, Alison Kosakowski was sent to Vermont to help his family cope with the media. She fell for the family, for Vermont and for a local farmer.
A Washington D.C.’s woman unkempt house and how it kept her neighbors in an uproar.
: Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs, and was shot. She now makes a living stepping into violent situations, and trying to stop them.
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