The Real World - Snap #1016

The story behind the photo of the Syrian Refugee boy who died while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea.  Katie Leavitt takes to the Snap stage to share the story of a job that’s impossible to feel good about, and Snap spotlights the Seven Minute Stories podcast.

The Boy On The Beach


Hear the story behind the influential photo of the Syrian boy who drowned while attempting to reach Europe.

Read more in Tima Kurdi’s book, The Boy on the Beach.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Original Score:  Renzo Gorrio


"The Bottle" Katie Leavitt Live - #1016 The Real World


Katie Leavitt takes to the Snap stage to share the compelling story of a job that’s impossible to feel good about.

Music by Bell's Atlas


7 Minute Stories "Yellow Bird" - #1016 Real World


The story of how a little yellow bird taught Aaron Calafato life lessons about mortality, perseverance and grace.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Original Score: Frank Ivy

Podcast: 7 Minute Stories