Sanda Htyte

Radio Rookies Associate Producer

Sanda Htyte appears in the following:

Group Home

Friday, February 29, 2008

14-year-old Krystle has been living in a group home in Manhattan since last summer. She never expected to wind up in "the system," but when conflicts between Krystle and her mother reached a boiling point she found herself separated from her family. In her radio story, Krystle documents what life is like in the group home and how she might be able to move back to her family.

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Burmese Community in New York Watches Events in Myanmar

Sunday, October 07, 2007

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, was renamed by the military regime that's been in power for over forty years. In the last few weeks, news reports about this Southeast Asian country have captured the attention of the world as thousands of Buddhist monks took to the streets to protest the ...


The Second Mom

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Sara Martinez assumes a lot of responsibility in her family. She helps her parents, who are from Mexico, with household chores and serves as their bridge to the English-speaking world. She also looks after her three younger siblings, including her youngest brother, Diego, who was born with autism. Sara knows that taking care of Diego helped her grow up faster than her peers, and sometimes she feels she missed out on being just a regular teenager. As Sara says in her radio documentary, "When my mom was telling me her worries about Diego, inside I was like, 'Why are you telling me this? I'm just a kid - why should I have to worry too?' But instead I just let my mom talk."