When Mariya Karimjee was little, members of her family made a decision that would affect her entire life. Years later, she wants to know why. This story came to us through a podcast called The Heart. (32 minutes)
Sigrid Fry-Revere was fed up with the kidney donation system in this country. So, she went somewhere that seemed to be doing a better job with its transplant patients— possibly one of the last places you’d expect.
In this act, writer Michael Kinsley describes harnessing the power of his own mind to deal with his Parkinson's diagnosis. Michael Kinsley is a contributing columnist for Vanity Fair and the Washington Post.
When writer Mariya Karimjee was a kid in Pakistan she heard about this elaborate ceremony at the border with India where soldiers on both sides performed perfectly synchronized sky-high kicks and steps. But she went to visit and it was not what she expected.