679 July 12, 2019 Save the Girl People go on missions to save young girls from danger. But sometimes they get so caught up in the mission that it overshadows the girl herself. Download Share a clip Transcript @adellacosplay Prologue Prologue ByIra GlassLina Misitzis Lina Misitzis tells Ira Glass about this one video game character from the 90s who consistently brings men to tears. (10 minutes) Act One My Very Unhappy Birthday ByNadia Reiman Nadia Reiman looks into the case of a girl the U.S. government is determined to save, even though she doesn’t want them to. (25 minutes) Read more about Jackie Stevens' work on age assessments. Act Two Frida Be You and Me ByAviva DeKornfeld A whole country gets obsessed with rescuing a missing girl. Aviva DeKornfeld tells what happens. (22 minutes) Song:“To the Rescue” by Little Jackie Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 642: The Impossible Dream Apr. 6, 2018 Act Four: It’s Our Prerogative The government shuts down, and Flake tries to get the senate to ignore what the White House wants. Unsuccessfully. 400: Stories Pitched by Our Parents Feb. 12, 2010 Act Six: Jane's Dad's Story Harry Brakeman University. 674: Get a Spine! May 10, 2019 Act Two: Because You’re Spine, I Walk the Line We turn to those who are truly spineless, and I mean literally, they are creatures that have no spines. Staff RecommendationsView all 266 June 4, 2004 I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help Nancy Updike goes to Iraq to try to figure out what it's like to be a private citizen working in the middle of a war zone. 597 Sept. 23, 2016 One Last Thing Before I Go Stories in which ordinary people make last ditch efforts to get through to their loved ones.