Heidi Glenn

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Meet The Couple Behind A New Year's Eve 'Possum Drop' In Georgia

Friday, December 28, 2018

Bud and Jackie Jones helped establish the annual Dec. 31 tradition in their town. Married 62 years, the taxidermists share their love story, which began with a snake — not an opossum.


A New Twist On The 'Santaland Diaries' Tradition

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

David Sedaris' "Santaland Diaries" is an NPR tradition. This year, we asked you to describe your imaginary shift as a Santaland elf. Responses ranged from heartwarming to devilish.


A Father-Daughter Bond Kept Tight By Beatboxing

Friday, July 13, 2018

Ed Cage shared his love for beatboxing with his daughter, Nicole, now 26, while she was in utero. Now, Ed says, beatboxing is part of their language and their connection.


A Student Remembers Her School's 'Lunch Man,' Philando Castile

Friday, July 06, 2018

A 10-year-old girl and her dad talk about Philando Castile, who worked in the lunchroom of her Minnesota school. Two years ago, Castile was shot and killed by a police officer who pulled him over.


Elgin Baylor's 'Hang Time' Addresses Racism And His Basketball Career

Friday, June 01, 2018

Throughout his life, legendary basketball player Elgin Baylor suffered through many racial indignities, which are detailed, along with his career, in his book, Hang Time.


Indy 500 Pioneer Janet Guthrie Savors The Day She Made History

Sunday, May 27, 2018

In 1977, the racing world was fascinated with driver Janet Guthrie's presence at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The day she sealed her spot in the race-day lineup, nothing seemed to be going right.


'He Was My Everything': A Farmer's Wife Reflects On Her Husband's Suicide

Friday, May 18, 2018

In May 2011, Ginnie Peters' husband, Matt, took his own life. In a StoryCorps conversation, she and Trent Andrews, a family friend, talk about Matt's last day and a letter he left.


Maker Of Bratz And Little Tikes Seeks To Save Toys R Us

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Toy mogul Isaac Larian, head of MGA Entertainment, has launched a $1 billion GoFundMe campaign to save the bankrupt toy chain. "I will make Toys R Us a fun place again," he tells NPR.


Canadian Civil Rights Pioneer Will Appear On Country's $10 Bill

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

When Canada's new $10 bill comes out later this year, it will feature activist Viola Desmond, who will become the first non-royal woman and the first black Canadian on the country's currency.


'Mommy, You Can Do That': Navigating Work-Life Balance Thousands Of Miles From Home

Friday, March 09, 2018

Zoe Courville and Lora Koenig, colleagues and fellow climate scientists, spend weeks at a time away from their families doing research. At StoryCorps, they talk about their struggles as working moms.


Behind The Obama Portraits: Artists Put Their Own Spin On A Presidential Tradition

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald both typically paint vivid canvases of ordinary black subjects. "What we're positing here is a new vision of the possible," Wiley says, "one which is inclusive."


David Sedaris, Ira Glass And 25 Years Of 'Santaland Diaries'

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Writer David Sedaris talks about the 25th anniversary of the radio piece that launched his career. Ira Glass, who produced it for Morning Edition, knew when he recorded it that it was special.


Your Thanksgiving Meal Prep Questions, Answered

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Bon Appétit magazine Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport answers your questions about Thanksgiving menu planning, including Tofurky-free dishes for vegetarians and "boozy" bird recipes.


What 'Don't Worry, I'll Keep You Safe' Means When Your Child Survives A Shooting

Friday, November 10, 2017

Josh Stepakoff remembers the day he was shot at his Jewish day camp in Los Angeles. He was 6. His father, Alan, recalls there was no manual on how to parent your child through something like that.


Putin Critic Says He's Afraid The Kremlin Would 'Wipe Me Out One Way Or Another'

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Bill Browder, who has been trying to expose corruption in Russia, says he does not feel safe knowing the Kremlin has issued an international arrest warrant for him via Interpol.


The Day A Texas School Held A Funeral For The Spanish Language

Friday, October 20, 2017

Two women remember a day in the 1950s when their elementary school in Marfa, Texas, banned speaking Spanish on campus in a ceremony called the "burial of Mr. Spanish."


How Living In A Library Gave One Man 'The Thirst Of Learning'

Friday, October 13, 2017

Ronald Clark's father was a live-in custodian at a New York City library. Clark tells his daughter about growing up surrounded by stacks of books — and how that shaped the man he would become.


What Evil Depends On: 'Good People To Be Quiet'

Friday, September 29, 2017

William Weaver, who helped integrate his Southern high school, recounts painful memories of football games he played with teammates he says may now wish they would have said something supportive.


How An Air Traveler With Autism Found Strength In A Stranger's Kindness

Friday, September 22, 2017

Russell Lehmann, who has autism, suffered a major meltdown at the airport in June. An airline employee saw him and tried to help. That "meant the world," Russell says, and changed his life.


How 2 Nurse Practitioners Decided To Help Babies Touched By Opioid Crisis

Friday, September 15, 2017

Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders, two neonatal nurse practitioners, remember the early days of the opioid crisis, a time that led them to help develop treatment protocols for babies exposed to opioids.