Playground Purgatory

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Anna, Tessa’s mom, and Sara, Sebastian’s mom, meet on the playground, where ten-hour days and the unceasing sound of toddlers screaming start playing tricks on their minds. This adaptation of a story by Colin Nissan for The New Yorker's Shouts & Murmurs column was performed by Sara Nics and Julie Sharbutt.

This segment originally aired on January 22, 2016.