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What does the story of Noah and his three sons Shem, Japheth and Ham have to do with teenage love?  All is revealed when Glynn's best friend Quan goes before the Council of Elders for the "Look-See Test."

Listen now, to the full episode of "Magic Doors" . . .

1943.  Southern India.  A young mother rocks her feverish child.  She weeps, fearing he won't make it through the night. The Mother hears a knock on the door.  A young monk, robes tattered, whispers, "If someone, anyone, agrees to take the boy's illness as their own . . . I can save his life."

Sick and tired of the London rat race, writer Tahir Shah decides to move his whole family to an old Caliph's mansion in Morocco.  Turns out, the mansion teems with angry djinn--genies and spirits, oh my. And they ain't leaving without a fight.

 

Learn more about Tahir at TahirShah.com.

A young Bay Area poet, Josh Healey, rocks a story of a near-death experience and an unexpected visit from his grandfather.

In a rural South Carolina farmhouse during WW2, a woman wakes up in the middle of the night with a premonition about her husband fighting overseas.  She writes a letter to warn him, but mail runs slow during wartime . . .

Trekking in Indonesia, Ian and Stuart wander off the beaten path.  There, a broken man tells them he knows the way to magic . . .

Snap Judgment regular contributor Jeff Greenwald can't decide what he wants from Africa - but he finds it anyway.

 

Attempting to dig the family well in rural Michigan, Glynn's family comes up dry - until Daddy cuts a deal with the Devil . . .

In an amazing performance, Marc Bamuthi Joseph uses his many gifts to transport an entire live audience from San Francisco to the heart of Africa.  National Poetry Slam champion, Broadway veteran, GOLDIE award winner, Marc is also an inaugural recipient of the United States Artists Rockefeller Fellowship which annually recognizes 50 of the country's "greatest living artists." In 2007, Smithsonian Magazine named him one of the Top Young Innovators in the Arts and Sciences.

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