What would you do if stranded in Cherbourg, France late at night with little money and no place to stay? Jenny Corey-Gruenes shares what her 20 year-old self did back in the day. Would she do it again? Well . . . Check out this hilarious story in the latest episode of The Story Show Podcast.
Admitting defeat can be incredibly difficult, especially when it comes to commitments we've made that touch on our core values, the ideals and principles we hold most sacred. In "Dear Dudley" Mariah Maras shares how a shelter cat once brought her to her knees and led her to do something she never thought she'd do.
"What are the odds that a 3-pound newborn girl whose mother is dying of tuberculosis will survive?" Jen Vogt-Erickson returns with the story of the young immigrant woman who quietly stepped up, giving that baby girl shelter, and leaving an indelible mark on Jen's family.
As we age we need to find new ways to do old things, to accommodate our changing needs to the world around us. That's true for our pets too. Jim Wichmann returns to The Story Show this season with a heartfelt story full of wit and gravity.
Being stranded in a ditch on a cold winter day presents a number of challenges when one is neither mechanically inclined nor in possession of a cell phone. David Behling tells his story while questioning how and why we choose to give shelter to those in need today.
Growing up, we don't often see our parents as men and women with their own identities beyond "Mom" and "Dad," real people with their own joys, challenges, and sorrows. But the first time we do can leave an indelible mark. Shane Koepke shares one of these moments in his return to The Story Show with "First Roller Coaster Ride."