345: Ties That Bind

345: Ties That Bind

Dec 14, 2007
A young girl named Sarah receives a heart transplant from a boy her age, and her mother sets off to find out more about the kid who saved her daughter's life. But years later, Sarah's not sure she wants to know.
Plus, a story by Jonathan Goldstein about a friendship gone awry in the town of Bedrock; it's unclear whether Fred and Barney will work it out.
  • Jonathan Goldstein's story about trouble in the Town of Bedrock. One day, when he's backing out of his driveway, Barney accidentally runs over and kills a dinosaur that belongs to his neighbor and best friend, Fred. In the ensuing series of phone messages (performed by Jonathan [as Barney] and contributor David Rakoff [as Fred]), the two friends air some long-simmering grievances in their friendship—which might end it altogether. (14 minutes)

    This story first aired on Jonathan's CBC radio show, Wiretap. Fiction

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Sarah with her donor's mother.

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