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    334: Duty Calls

    Nov 25, 2016
    Josh's mother and younger brother were a mess. His mother drank too much. His brother got arrested a lot. Josh hadn't lived with them since he was nine, and they didn't play much of a role in his daily life—until duty called, and they took over his life.

    Josh told the sequel to this story at our live show in 2014.

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    571: The Heart Wants What It Wants

    Dec 2, 2016
    Emily Dickinson said “The heart wants what it wants.” This week stories from people who take that notion to extremes, and are unapologetic about it.

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    603: Once More, With Feeling

    Dec 9, 2016
    Stories of people who decide to rethink the way they’ve been doing things... or try to get others to do that. Including the story of a veteran who finds a new way to talk about war.

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