We all sometimes ask ourselves, if we had a day, a week, a year left to live, what would we do with that time. Hear what one couple did when they faced that dark fantasy in real life.

Producer: Julia Dewitt

One woman's experience as a death row inmate leaves her unable to trust after her release... until she finds just the right partner.

Producer: Anna Sussman

When Glynn goes to a pow-wow to discover his Native American heritage he uncovers something else entirely.

Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio

Neil White was a business man living well with his wife and kids. until he was convicted of bank fraud and sentenced to serve 18 months in a minimum security prison in Carville, Louisiana. It was there that he first encountered leprosy.

For more information check out The National Hansen's Diesease Museum, and read Neil's book: In The Sanctuary of Outcasts.

Producer: Anna Sussman
Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Rita Gigante grew up knowing her dad suffered from crippling mental illness, but she didn’t know who her father really was.

Find out more by reading her book: The Godfather's Daughter.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Performed live at Tales from The South. J.W. Taylor tells his coming of age story about the night at the church lock-in.

Produced: Tales from The South

Smitten by an activist, Glynn finds out how far he is willing to go to prove his love.

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

For one young Colombian musician, keeping his kidnapping a secret was the difference between life and death.

Producer: Nancy Lopez and Jennifer Dunn

What happens when one song changes the course of your life?

Producer: Jonathan Groubert with help from Mignon van Weeren

Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller

This piece comes to Snap via the amazing podcast "The State We're In."  (Listen to the second movement from the Angeli Symphony. )

What happens when your mother’s dying wish is to rest in peace with...someone you’ve never heard of before?

Check out an amazing version of this story from The Atavist.

Producer: Julia Dewitt

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