Deep Dive

April 10, 2020

A woman meets the last generation of Korea’s mermaids and comes away with an unexpected discovery about motherhood and herself. And a boy who hates football has a father who loves it more than anything.


The Cocoon

As our world contracts, will our dreams get smaller? Or do they become even more beautiful?

Produced by Pat Mesiti-Miller


When Heidi Shin had her first baby, she took an entire year to care for her daughter full-time. For the most part, she loved it. But she also felt like she was losing part of herself to motherhood. So she decides to take a work trip to an island off the coast of South Korea. She comes away with an unexpected discovery about motherhood and herself.

Check out more of Heidi’s workListen to Heidi’s full story for PRI, Diving with the last generation of Korea’s Mermaids.

Produced by Heidi Shin and Shaina Shealy, original score by Renzo Gorrio

Friday Night Lights

Your dad loves football. You hate football. How do you quit? Play football.

Check out Harrison’s memoir The World Largest Man.

Produced by Davey Kim, original score by Renzo Gorrio

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