How It Sounds To Be 9

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Owen Randolph, 9, is a fourth-grader who lives near Richmond, Va. With the help of his parents, Tim and Amy, and his brother Eli, he pinpointed the four key sounds of his life right now.

Owen Randolph
Owen Randolph

Click to hear the sounds of Owen's life.


What does your life sound like? Please send four sounds that tell the story of your life — at this moment in time — to Please include your name, age and a list of your sounds. You may be contacted for an interview.

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