22 May 3, 1996 Adult Children Stories of the difficult relationships between parents and their grown children, including two long stories from Sandra Tsing Loh about her father. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Sharyn Morrow Prologue Ira's mom is invited to speak to a group of Jewish mothers who only discuss one topic: their relationships with their adult children. So she calls Ira and his siblings to ask their advice (3 minutes). ByIra Glass Act One Me and My Mom Ira continues the story about his conversation with his mom. Then he calls her up on the air. (10 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Two Sandra's Dad A story about how the adult children in Sandra Tsing Loh's family deal with her father. This story originally appeared in her book Depth Takes a Holiday (15 minutes). BySandra Loh Act Three My Father's Chinese Wives Sandra's father decides, at age 70, to take a Chinese wife. (27 minutes) BySandra Loh Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 425: Slow To React Jan. 21, 2011 Act Two: Isn't It Slow-Mantic In Sean Lewis’ family, there is a legendarily romantic love story. 166: Nobody's Family Is Going to Change Aug. 11, 2000 Act One: So A Jew, A Christian, And A Recording Crew Walk Into This Bar Julia Pimsleur travels to Alaska to spend some time with her brother, hoping he might change a little—just as he hopes that she'll change a little. 346: Home Alone Dec. 21, 2007 Act Three: The Man Who Came To Dinner When she was in kindergarten, Jennifer, along with her brother and mother,was held hostage by an armed gunman for four days. Staff RecommendationsView all 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away. 565 Aug. 28, 2015 Lower 9 + 10 We go to the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans to talk to residents about what matters most to them ten years after the hurricane.