Mettle - Snap #731
It's an all-new Snap…"Mettle." Luck is nice, good fortune fantastic, but sometimes you have to show what you are made of.
As a country boy, Glynn puts his family pride on the line when his neighbor challenges him to the ultimate test of manhood.
In 1979, a four-seater cessna carrying Norman Ollestad, his dad and his dad’s girlfriend violently crashed onto the top of an ~8,000-foot mountain. He was just 11 years old.
To learn more about Norman’s story, check out his book -- Crazy for the Storm. Be sure to also check out his latest thriller, French Girl With Mother.
Producer and Original Score: Davey Kim
What happens when history calls on you to step up? We go to Standing Rock to find out.
Lance King is an Oglala Lakota Headsman from Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. For more information on his grandfather, Matthew H. King, check out “Noble Red Man: Lakota Wisdomkeeper Matthew King.”
Producer: Liz Mak
Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto