Choosing Sides - Snap #408

From NPR and PRX, Snap Judgment presents "Choosing Sides." Real stories from real people forced to decide on which side of the fence they stand.

Second to Last

Yes, Glynn can play kickball. In fact, he has serious game.  But his sworn enemy stands between him and playground glory.

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

False Guru

The True Story of a False Prophet.

Vikram Gandhi grew weary of fake religious gurus. So he became one. He named his guru-self "Kumare."

Producers: Glynn Washington and Nick van der Kolk, with Anna Sussman

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Far From Home

A young Inuit girl lives through the violent transition between traditional and modern societies.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio

Waiting for a Miracle

What if you need a doctor, but doctors are not allowed?

Producer: Renzo Gorrio

Sherlock Hound

Kirby Verret’s grandpa was a Houma Indian who just wanted to hunt and be free on the Louisiana bayou. He couldn’t be bothered by anyone...except for his best friend, Brown the dog.

Producer: Stephanie Foo