NPR logo

Liza Lister

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1147387/147387" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Liza Lister

Liza Lister

Liza Lister

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1147387/147387" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

When Liza Lister was four years old she found out she had leukemia. She was determined to direct how the last two years of her life would unfold. This is her story told through her parents' voices, and some tape recordings. This piece was originally broadcast on WNYC's "The Next Big Thing."