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Friendship

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Beg, SI Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep (Begin, Slip together, Increase, Continue, Repeat)

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Knitting as if you're life depended on it.

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Alternative Endings: Mothers and Children

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Knitting for life, and a Biblical game-changer.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

BFFs, Frenemies, and Everything in Between

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

New York Times Social Q’s columnist Philip Galanes answers questions on friendship—including how to make friends, keep them, and even break up with them!

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Storycorps

StoryCorps Podcast 418: Guardians of the Golden Gate

Friday, March 13, 2015

Kevin Berthia talks with retired California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Briggs. They met the day Berthia tried to end his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Selected Shorts

In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Friends to the end in Amy Hempel's classic.

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On Being

Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman — Embracing Our Enemies and Our Suffering [remix]

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Two legendary teachers shine a Buddhist light on a classic Christian teaching: love of enemies. Robert Thurman and Sharon Salzberg are working together on how we relate to that which makes us feel embattled from without, and from within.

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On Being

[Unedited] Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Two legendary teachers shine a Buddhist light on a classic Christian teaching: love of enemies. Robert Thurman and Sharon Salzberg are working together on how we relate to that which makes us feel embattled from without, and from within.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 405: Still Standing

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Ruth Coker Burks tells her friend Paul Wineland about caring for AIDS patients during the early days of the epidemic, when no one else would.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 402: Beyond The Front Lines Part I

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

This Veterans Day, honor our men and women in uniform with "Beyond the Frontlines: A StoryCorps Military Voic​​es Special", a one-hour program hosted by StoryCorps founder Dave Isay.

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Selected Shorts

Where You'll Find Me

Friday, September 12, 2014

Secrets and lies from Ann Beattie.

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Selected Shorts

Reading Aloud

Friday, September 12, 2014

A brief encounter from Marina Keegan

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Selected Shorts

The Year of Spaghetti

Friday, September 12, 2014

Cooking pasta with Haruki Murakami

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Between Meals

Friday, September 12, 2014

Christmas cheer and family secrets with Ann Beattie; Haruki Murakami cooks spaghetti; a young writer’s brief candle.  

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The Takeaway

Diversity in Friendships: Should We Care?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

We make very conscious decisions about who our friends are—about how we make friends and break off friendships—but do we really think about the backgrounds of our friend?

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Aligning With Dictators, Fantasy Football, and Diversity in Friendships

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Today The Takeaway explores everything from Syria's Bashar Al-Assad and the Obama White House, fantasy football, and diversity in American friendships. 

On The Media

The Rare Viral Internet Photo That Contributes To Understanding

Friday, August 15, 2014

Generally, photos that float around the internet are robbed of context, or hoaxes, or are attributed to events at which they didn't occur. So it's nice to see a photo that went viral, and rather than contribute to misunderstanding, it helped the person who posted it learn more about the world.

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Selected Shorts

Knitting for Life

Friday, August 15, 2014

This reading by Anika Noni Rose of Amy Hempel’s “Beg, SI Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Alternative Endings” hosted by Jane Curtin.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Alternative Endings

Friday, August 15, 2014

Mothers, children, and difficult choices in stories by Amy Hempel and Galina Vroman. 

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 383: License to Wed

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Clela Rorex, a former County Clerk in Boulder, Colorado, tells her friend Sue Larson about issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples in 1975.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 373: Going Home

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

When the StoryCorps Mobile Booth visited Durham, North Carolina in 2006, David Wright decided to interview his friend, Eddie Lanier, Jr.

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