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Writers with local ties share original stories on a common theme.

Writers with local ties share original stories on a common theme.
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United States

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Writers with local ties share original stories on a common theme.

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English


Episodes

"Roller Coaster"

12/22/2018
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Growing up, we don't often see our parents as men and women with their own identities beyond "Mom" and "Dad," real people with their own joys, challenges, and sorrows. But the first time we do can leave an indelible mark. Shane Koepke shares one of these moments in his return to The Story Show with "First Roller Coaster Ride."

Duration:00:20:40

"Unspoken Light"

12/15/2018
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In high school she hid an essential part of herself because of fear and intimidation before finally taking full ownership of her true identify. Check out Luz Ruiz's story of letting her light shine.

Duration:00:19:04

"And Now I Know Your Name"

12/8/2018
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Great things can happen when ordinary people get engaged, come together, and work to solve problems on the local level. Check out this story from Jerry Gabrielatos.

Duration:00:12:14

"Music Is the Spark"

12/1/2018
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When someone says, "You're so talented," do they really understand what that means to the one they're complimenting? College student Solveig Lange delves beyond the surface of such comments in this story from last summer's Let Your Light Shine show.

Duration:00:16:20

"Skip a Shave"

11/17/2018
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How do those early social conflicts and attempts at fitting in shape us? In this episode 15 year-old Ava recalls a playground conflict that led her to question social norms and how much we should bend for acceptance.

Duration:00:14:33

"My Near Death Experience"

11/10/2018
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A young woman struggles with a life-threatening disease and reaches some life-changing conclusions in this inspiring story by college student Alexa Drescher.

Duration:00:14:01

"Pass It On"

11/3/2018
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A broke college student runs into a rather unexpected Good Samaritan at a Boston Bar in this story from Nate Peterson. You'll laugh. We promise.

Duration:00:19:46

"The Doer & The Dreamer"

10/27/2018
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Jeremy & Angie discuss the January 2019 "Give Me Shelter" story show and introduce Episode 2's story, "The Doer & The Dreamer" by Holly Karsjens

Duration:00:13:54

Season 3 Announcement & "The Butterfly Effect"

10/19/2018
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Jeremy and Angie announce the next Story Show date and do a call for submissions for stories with the theme of "Give Me Shelter." The episode ends with the opening story from the Season 3 "Let your Light Shine" Story Show, Lindsay Kramer's "The Butterfly Effect."

Duration:00:15:36

"Granny's Secret"

7/14/2018
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What's your grandmother hiding? In this hilarious recording from the January 2018 Story Show, Shane Koepke shares a story about being "out of the loop" with family secret.

Duration:00:18:40

"Pregnant Pause"

7/7/2018
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An innocent comment from a child sends a woman into a whirlwind of self doubt in this powerful story, "Pregnant Pause" from the January 2018 Invisibility Story Show.

Duration:00:14:42

New Storyteller Reveal & "No Man's Land" by Ella Zelenak

7/2/2018
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Prior to playing Ella Zelenak's story "No Man's Land," Jeremy, Amanda, and Riley announce the names of the eight storytellers for the July show, and Angie makes two startling confessions about her past.

Duration:00:19:24

Riley's Back & "Inheritance" by Thomas Delano

6/24/2018
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Jeremy & Riley chat at The Interchange coffee bar in Albert Lea before introducing Thomas Delano's story "Inheritance" from the January 2018 Invisibility Story Show.

Duration:00:17:28

Extended Deadline & "Reclaiming" by Olivia Brown

6/18/2018
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Jeremy announces an extension of the submission deadline for July's show and reflects on gun violence in America. Olivia Brown shares the story of her brother Spencer's tragic death and the comfort she finds in nature.

Duration:00:14:16

Submission Reminders & "Go Bless Yourself" by Tony Johanson

6/11/2018
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Jeremy urges listeners to submit stories for the July show by June 14th and reflects on Anthony Bourdain's passing. "Go Bless Yourself" by Tony Johanson addresses invisibile conditions.

Duration:00:12:00

Submission Reminders & "Fight for My Thoughts" by Maddie Willey

5/22/2018
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First-year college student Maddie Willey reflects on the challenges of advocating for oneself and for one's thoughts.

Duration:00:12:42

Story Show Updates and Season 2 Preview: "To Be or Not to Be" by Neal Skaar

5/1/2018
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Exciting stuff is happening with The Story Show--a new podcast, a new website, and a new show! This episode includes an official call for submissons for our July 26th show with the theme "Let Your Light Shine." The episode concludes with a teaser for Season 2 with Neal Skaar's opening story from January's "Invisibility" show.

Duration:00:23:51

Finding Kunta Kinte - Mina Lein

4/8/2018
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Mina shares the challenges of growing up as one of the few African Americans in her predominantly white hometown and her subsequent journey toward authoring her own identity.

Duration:00:10:56

We Are One - Mai Dang-Huynh

4/8/2018
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Mai shares encounters with sexism and discrimination through anecdotes of her childhood in Vietnam and her teens in Minnesota.

Duration:00:13:19

Allowing Peace - David Larson

4/8/2018
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A psychologist for 37 years, David Larson reflects on his own journey to peace and the wisdom he has gained from those he's counseled over the years.

Duration:00:10:07