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They didn’t care if Victor said he wasn’t going to college... because he already passed the test.

Producer:  Mark Ristich

When an aging man decides to provide for two needy children, becoming a "financial father" proves more complicated than he thought . . .

Producer: Jenny Asarnow

Sarah didn’t know much about her grandfather, until she started finding messages he left behind.

Producers: Sarah Neal and Mitzi Mock

Paul and his wife already had two young sons, and thought that their family was complete. But when a young orphan literally washed up into his arms,  Paul had to take her in.  

Producer: Stephanie Foo


Tracy never knew her Father and she never knew that she even wanted to.

But one day fate handed her an opportunity.

Producer:  Rita Daniels

Forty years ago, Alan Sussman hitchhiked through India, Afghanistan and Nepal, before  climbing his way to a mountaintop temple called Tengboche Monastery, on the trail to Everest Base Camp.  
Last year, he asked his daughter, Snap Judgment producer Anna Sussman, to make the same trek with him, one last time.


Producer: Anna Sussman

Wherein Glynn hangs out with the wrong crowd . . .

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Lhakpa Tsering set himself on fire to protest China's occupation of Tibet.  Producer Lea Thau asks "Why did a young, fun-loving, part-time comedian risk his life?"

 

Originally produced for Lea Thau's podcast "Strangers" funded by KCRW's Independent Producer's Project.

 

Producer: Lea Thau with Nick van der Kolk

In Sri Lanka, a dirty civil war between the government and the ethnic rebel group the Tamil Tigers grew ever more deadly. Producer Anna Sussman discovered one of the more insidious aspects of civil conflict.

 

Producer: Anna Sussman

 

When hundreds of headless walruses wash up on the Alaska coastline, there’s only one guy the United States government knows to call--Ken Goddard.

Check out some pictures of the investigation here:
www.flickr.com/photos/48446000@N…2157634097635820/

Producer: Stephanie Foo

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