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Did y'all hear it? Did you drive off the road?

Tonight, after Karen Grigsby Bates' Scarlett O'Hara piece on All Things Considered, we made good on a promise we made when we launched this blog: that some of your essays could wind up on the radio.

ATC host Robert Siegel read a (slightly shortened) version of Mike McCabe's Jack Bauer essay on the air. If you missed it, you can listen online: There's a cut in the middle, but you can click here, then click here to cue up the two segments back-to-back in our new Flash player.

Mr. McCabe, consider yourself introduced to nearly 12 million new friends. The rest of you, consider yourself invited to join the competition for the next on-air spot.