We check in with Javorn Drummond, a veteran of the Iraq War. He was working in a North Carolina pork slaughterhouse when he heard about a job as a contractor in Afghanistan. He now works at Bagram Airfield outside of Kabul.
As The Story celebrates the work of oral historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel, Dick interviews a woman who was laid off and found herself offered a job as captain of a river ferry.
A woman whose life was saved by a penguin.
Producer Phoebe Judge speaks with the editor of the Amish Cook’s newspaper column.
Contributor Sean Cole walks around Greenpoint, his new neighborhood in Brooklyn, to see what's going on in one part of shuttered New York.
We hear an audio experience from Producer Roman Mars as he uses the mind-twisting RJDJ iPhone application.
Dick speaks with Kurt Skarjune, a retired officer, and Lee Guelff, the brother of a slain officer, about banning mail-order sales of body armor to convicted felons.
Today we meet a super sperm donor - who is also a virgin.
Scott Carrier watches his daughter learn to swim.
Carter Niemeyer has wrestled with wolves to relocate them and examined the scenes of livestock kills to determine if wolves were responsible. He is a wolfer.
Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs. After she was shot, her father prepared to take revenge - and her perspective on violence changed.
Todd Melby takes us on an audio tour of the boom towns in the oil fields of North Dakota.
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