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Transgender Identity

As he transitions to being male, Youth Radio's Cole Carman wrestles with whether to retain any part of his female identity.

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Firsts

A day at the neighborhood pool reminds Kevin Bendemire why all the hard work of parenting is more than worth it.

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Life Force

Archaeologist Mike Newland sees the life force in relict plants, gamely surviving harsh conditions.

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Letting Go

While driving her daughter back to college, D'Anne McFarlane learns it's time to let her daughter take the wheel of her own life.

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Homelessness: The Lens and The Mirror

Paul Staley examines one of the most intractable and enduring problems of American social policy.

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Caregiving and Death

Amaya Alonso-Hallifax struggles to find meaning in the care she gave at a young age for a dying relative.

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She Never Forgot

A student nurse enters a ward in a state mental hospital and what she sees changes her life, and Jonathan Nelson's, forever.

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Homework

Jonathan Slusher figures the value of being a stay-at-home-parent.

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We Have More Than We Think

13-year-old Zoey Dunbar has a stressful life, but he's grateful for what she has.

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Hamilton Rates a Ten

Matt Mitchell makes the case for keeping Alexander Hamilton on the face of the $10 bill.

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