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This American Life
A weekly public radio show and podcast hosted by , and produced in collaboration with .
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This American Life 3h
When the deadliest wildfire in 100 years blew through Northern California, thousands were forced to flee. These four friends stayed to fight it.
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This American Life 8h
After their parents' death, eleven adult siblings who don't get along need to divide up the belongings—including one very important turkey platter.
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Avery Trufelman Apr 21
Happy Earth Day: a day created by Sarah Koenig's dad.
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This American Life Apr 22
Replying to @bobbybaird @GQMagazine
You can read 's print version of the story of Helltown and the four friends who fought to save it in .
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This American Life Apr 22
With flames moving in from all sides during the Northern California fire, an entire town flees—except for four friends who’ve lived there since childhood.
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This American Life Apr 22
In a small town, a bunch of kids get home from school one day to find their parents are gone. What do they do now?
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This American Life Apr 21
After their parents' death, eleven adult siblings invent an elaborate, cheat-proof system to parse out the remains of their childhood.
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This American Life Apr 21
Replying to @bobbybaird @GQMagazine
You can read 's print version of the story about Helltown and the four friends who fought to save it from burning in .
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This American Life Apr 20
On the radio this weekend: People figuring out how to move through a world in which something important has disappeared.
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Lisa Wang Apr 15
I need the world to know that while I’m super glad ’s episode FIVE WOMEN got all the praise it deserved last year, another episode that made me fall in love with women was LADONNA. I mothereffing love LaDonna. Do urself a favor and listen immediately.
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This American Life Apr 17
If you like the TV show , don't miss writer Lindy West in our episode this week with excerpts from the book on which the show was based.
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This American Life Apr 16
"It's hard to not care what people think, especially when they're constantly telling you what they think." —
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This American Life Apr 15
When lost 110 pounds, she felt like she discovered this whole other world that existed for thin people.
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This American Life Apr 15
Congrats to and for winning the Pulitzer. Hannah's reporting on MS-13 and the Suffolk County Police was featured in our show "The Runaways."
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Natalie Y Moore Apr 14
powerful episode and powerful to listen to with the 15 year old. thanks
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Kristen Howard Apr 14
One of my all-time favorite radio stories is ’s story on the TAL episode rebroadcast this weekend. It’s both beautiful and haunting, I can’t recommend it enough.
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This American Life Apr 14
Lindy West on how she went from being ashamed of her fatness to embracing it.
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This American Life Apr 13
On the radio this weekend: Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat.
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This American Life Apr 11
Does a sense of privilege make people more inclined to bend the rules? Michael Lewis examines the friction between NBA refs and the league's star players.
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This American Life Apr 10
SCHOLARSHIPS! wants to train a more diverse corps of storytellers for public media and beyond. Study with our own , plus and . Deadline: May 31.
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