Lucky Penny – Snap Spotlights “The Truth”

May 15, 2020

A son tries to make contact with his dad, who’s deteriorating in the throes of dementia. He makes new connections and discoveries, and as he says goodbye to his father, he is granted a long-awaited wish.

Snap Judgment presents, “Lucky Penny,“ a special spotlight on The Truth Podcast, from PRX’s Radiotopia.

Content Advisory: This episode contains strong language and drug use. Listener discretion is advised. 

Thank you to everyone at The Truth for sharing this story with us here at Snap!


David Deblinger – Adam/Father
Neil Tyrone Pritchard – Elijah
Maggie Burke – Mother
Tomoko Miyagi -Kyoko
Louis Kornfeld – Obstetrician
David Aaron Baker – Palliative Physician

Written by David Deblinger

Produced by Jonathan Mitchell

Original music by Fred Johnson

Associate producer: Cara Ehlenfeldt

Associate editor: Davy Gardner

This episode is based on a stage production originally directed and developed by Ben Snyder at Labyrinth Theater Company

Artwork by Teo Ducot

Season 11 – Episode 17 



Producer Credit:
Original Score: 

Teo Ducot

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