69: Dream House

69: Dream House

Jul 18, 1997
How many of our parents move to some place — some dream house — with some vision of a new life in the new place, and move the family with them, hoping it works out for the kids. Three stories on this theme.
  • Host Ira Glass talks to Amanda, who's 16 and lives with her mom in a Christian commune in Chicago. (4 minutes) FamilyHousingMothersReligionTeenagers

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  • A family dreams of life in rural Maine, moves there, and then things get really complicated. (36 minutes)ChildhoodFamilyHousingParentssiblingsTravel

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  • David Beers explains the gorgeous, modern vision that drew his family, and tons of other families, to California, and then what happened after they arrived. (16 minutes)ChildhoodFamilyParentsTravel

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