91 January 30, 1998 Escape the Box Stories of people trying to escape the box of their own lives, and create new lives. Share a clip Transcript Ignatius McCarthy Act One An American Girl Turns 18 ByIra Glass Sylvia's parents are immigrants who want her to be a traditional girl. (17 minutes) Act Two 33 Million Dollar Box ByAlex Blumberg Barry Miller, a Cincinnati millionaire who robbed a bank — and was caught. Alex Blumberg reports. (13 minutes) Act Three The Feeling You Want, And The Feeling You Get ByDavid Cale David Cale's Lillian. Mild sexual content in this story. (26 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 81: Guns Oct. 24, 1997 Act Four: Potato Potahto Two people who've nearly died in gun battles describe what it's like, getting shot at. 444: Gossip Aug. 26, 2011 Act One In Malawi, in southeast Africa, not gossiping can be worse than gossiping. 604: 20 Years Later Dec. 9, 2016 Act One Samantha Broun interviews her mom about surviving a brutal attack by Reginald McFadden 20 years ago, and sets out to interview friends, family and policymakers about how that attack changed Pennsylvania law regarding life sentences at the time. Staff RecommendationsView all 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. 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions!