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."
Listen now, to the full episode of "Magic Doors" . . .
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."
On one reality TV makeover show, it takes lengthy surgery and extreme diets to turn ordinary women into TV stars. But what happens when a TV producer's personality begins to change just by working on the show?
Produced by Rebecca Hertz.
Storm always knew he felt more like a man than a woman. But he also knew that he was a singer, and as a female, had spent years cultivating a beautiful singing voice. So when he decides to transition, many of his labels have to be reinvented. Find more of Storm's music on his website: stormflorez.com.
Produced by Stephanie Foo.
Glynn's always been in the shadow of his caramel-colored cousin Virgil. But he's about to fight back--even if that means the ultimate sacrifice.
Listen now, to the full episode of "Plasticity."
As tempting as it is, you can not always trust the man coming to the rescue.
Story by Glynn Washington.
You might take it upon yourself to save the day, but sometimes one person's hero becomes another person's villain.
Produced by Sarah Jessee.