578: I Thought I Knew You

578: I Thought I Knew You

Jan 29, 2016
This week, stories of people who are feeling the ground shift underneath them when people they are close to change. Including conservative radio host Tony Beam in South Carolina who is completely baffled by the candidate his audience has decided to get behind this election season.
  • Robert had a bad reputation as a kid who didn't do his schoolwork and had little respect for adults. But his best friend, Lilly thought he was misunderstood. After Robert died, Lilly decided to step in and do for him what he could never do for himself: Tell people how great he was. And also tell his teachers how much he'd appreciated their efforts, even though he'd never shown it. Eve Abrams, one of Robert's former teachers and a freelance radio reporter, tells the story. This story originally aired in 2007.DeathHigh School

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Radio host Tony Beam prepares for a broadcast. Photo by Zoe Chace.

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