Dear Mama - Snap #314

This week, we sit down at the family table and put our nose right in the middle of the most important relationship of all.  Snap Judgment proudly presents, “Dear Mama.”

The Tea Ceremony

Glynn just arrives in Japan and he gets way more than he expected at the grocery story.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

What's Happenin' with Raj's Mom?

Earnest L. Thomas loves his mom. Sometimes she has a funny way of showing love back. Check out his new book,

Producer: Anna Sussman


Soul Food

How do you make the best meal in the world?  With love.

Mother of Many

Motherhood in the midst of war-torn South Africa brings heartache and healing to one family. 

Find out more about Lyndi Fourie at the Lyndi Fourie Foundation.

Producer: Anna Sussman


Carolyn and Dean Savage wanted one more baby to complete their family.  They ended up with a whole lot more.  Find out more in their book, Inconceivable

Producers: Anna Sussman and Julia DeWitt

Raw Meat

The cycle of violence comes full circle in this powerful and wrenching story by Joshua Safran, a nationally recognized attorney and advocate for survivors of domestic violence and the wrongfully imprisoned. His struggle to free a battered woman from prison is the subject of Crime After Crime, the award-winning film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was an audience favorite on the Oprah Winfrey Network.  

His memoir, Surviving Utopia, about his childhood on the run, will be published next year.  Find out what he's up to at

Producer: Jamie DeWolf and Stephanie Foo

Moms in Prison

It's Mother’s Day at the world’s largest women’s prison.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Mom vs. Tornado

What happens when you pack 2 dogs, 3 cats and 3 kids into a station wagon for a cross country move? Mom goes into action

Learn more about Kate Moses' book "Cake Walk."

Producer: Anna Sussman, Stephanie Foo