63 May 9, 1997 One Thing People whose lives are organized around one thing. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Diego Sevilla Prologue ByIra Glass Ira talks with a gang kid who turned to Jesus with the same ferocity and dedication with which he served his old street gang. (5 minutes) Act One Life Without Leanne ByLarry Doyle A story by Larry Doyle. (10 minutes) Act Two Inescapable Logic ByBeau O'Reilly Beau O'Reilly tells the story of a man who tried to run for President as a utopian nudist. (24 minutes) Act Three More Than One Thing ByPaul Tough How journalist Philip Weiss came to agree with some Clinton conspiracy theorists but not to follow their cause. With Paul Tough. (10 minutes) Act Four Quitting Quitting ByIra Glass This American Life gets a return visit from Evan Harris, the woman who used to believe that quitting was the one thing at the heart of all human existence. (8 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 174: Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Milestones Dec. 29, 2000 Act Three: Birthday Present On a commemorative day, it can be hard to feel a real sense of the past and of how time has moved forward. 24: Teenaged Girls May 24, 1996 Act One: Texas Girl Jo Carol Pierce released a CD, Bad Girls Upset by the Truth, which documents in part her teenage years. 195: War Stories Sept. 28, 2001 Act Four: Are You Ready? Scott Carrier drove 2,000 miles across the country from his home in Salt Lake City to Chicago, talking with people about the coming war. Staff RecommendationsView all 77 Sept. 26, 1997 Pray Can the secular world and the religious world understand each other? 492 Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde Did a beloved family doctor with no criminal history suddenly up and strangle his own father?