"Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven." --Tryon Edwards (American Theologian)
May 6, 2002

Rosie Engagement

Rosie the Riveter

World War II prompted scores of women to assume factory jobs in place of the men who had become enlisted soldiers. A gathering in Seattle has former "Rosie the Riveters" congregating, sharing stories, and remembering their role in the wartime workplace.

 
August 1, 1992

Corn Family Has Unexpected, yet Fitting, Visitors Drop In

The Corn family finds an influx of uninvited guests spiraling down from the Kansas sky during an impromptu family gathering. The intruders, countless corn leaves, have an appropriate, however unexpected, niche in the Corn reunion.

 
July 30, 2004

Childhood Sweethearts: Unite!

The Internet helps thousands of people overcome their reluctance and shyness-- and in some cases, thier common sense, to reestablish contact with long lost loves. NPR's Scott Simon talks to psychologist Nancy Kalish about how influential, "first love" experiences are hardwired in the brain.

 


   
   
   
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