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Lost at Sea

It’s not always the smartest idea to lie about your previous experience.  Especially not when it involves sailing across the Atlantic Ocean head toward Europe.  Donna Salter learns her lesson in the middle of nowhere.

Produced by Stephanie Foo and Scott Gurian

Russian Cheese

In Soviet-era Russia, “Refuseniks” trying to escape the country were often denied their basic human rights by the Russian government. Debra Salan traveled to the Ukraine to help them, but encountered some KGB trouble of her own.

Produced by Stephanie Foo

Thank You Jesus

Host Glynn Washington recalls the worst trip to the grocery store of his young life.

Abducted: Full Show

Listen to the full Snap Judgment episode, "Abducted."

PINs and Nails

Scott Sanders arrived in Shenzhen on a business trip, and checked into a five-star hotel.  Scott had a great time exploring his new neighborhood...until he found himself tied to a cross in an empty apartment building.  Scott’s captors wanted information, and they wanted it NOW.

Scott submitted his story to us via the Snap Judgment website.  Submit your own story and rate others’ right here.

Produced by Stephanie Foo.

Casualty of Desperation

Chaos and bloodshed engulfed Iraq between 2006-2007.  Jamie Tarabay served as NPR’s Baghdad Bureau Chief during those years, reporting on the horrific tragedies that occured around her.  But disaster hit home when kidnappers seized a member of her colleague’s family.

Jamie’s original piece, produced by herself and Dianna Douglas, can be found here.
Thanks so much to the Third Coast Audio Festival for letting us use tape of Jamie at their last conference.

Produced by Stephanie Foo.


On the MEND

Southern hospitality pays off for a Texas oil worker kidnapped in Nigeria.

Produced by Anna Sussman.

On the Road

While on a cross-country hitchhiking trip, Snap Judgment regular contributor Jeff Greenwald learned that the kindness of strangers sometimes comes with a price.

Produced by Glynn Washington and Stephanie Foo.

One of Our Own- Full episode

Listen to the full episode of "One of Our Own."

Triple Jeopardy

A young couple waits by the phone, hoping their social services agency has good news about a child placement.  When they do get the call, it’s even more than they bargained for.

Produced by Mark Ristich and Glynn Washington

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