95: Genavieve Scott — Roots, a Fall, a Future

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Genavieve Scott was driving and stopped to help an elderly woman who had fallen. That decision led to pretty big surprise.

She told this story at our Story Night when the theme was "drive."

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162: Baseball's Green Fields Give Way to Winter

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As baseball season ends we take a moment to reflect on its place in its fans' lives. Maybe it's mostly in my own. We're into fall now, and for reasons explained here, that breaks my heart.

This episode does not come from a Story Night event. It comes from a moment that happens each year.

The music for this episode is Frank Sinatra's There Used to Be a Ballpark.

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92: Mike Etgen — Winning when Losing

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Mike Etgen drove the bus for a high school football team experiencing what sports people call "a rebuilding year." On the bus he saw something so gracious for a team that won while losing. Mike told the story at the September 6, 2018 Story Night, when the theme was "sport."

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90: Andrew Binion — A Culminating Feast

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Andrew Binion rode his bike from the Pacific Northwest to San Francisco and along the way dreamed of eating Chinese food. His dream came true in a way.

Trigger warning: You might find this story gross.

Andrew told this story in November 2015 when the theme was Breaking Bread.

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87: Johanna Baxter — Flying with Nolan

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It's yet another baseball story, kind of. Johanna Baxter was on a plane with a legend, not to mention her ex-husband. The kids didn't care, and Johanna didn't know much about the supposed legend.

It was something noteworthy in Texas.

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84: Alicia Morales — Lucky 23

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Alicia Morales wanted to see Newsboys in concert, but was 14 and didn't have the money. A local radio station was willing to send someone. Mom made sure she got there without the danger that happens in the city on Halloween.

Alicia told this story on July 5, 2018 at Story Night when the theme was "Winning."

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83: Ian Logan — Into the Great Wide Open

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Tom Petty provided the soundtrack to a relationship Ian Logan had when he was younger. You can guess for yourself what the last song in that relationship might have been.

Ian told this story in December 2017 when the theme was soundtrack.

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82: Alison Loris — A Place for Mom

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Some of us have wishes for what happens to our physical selves after we die. Some of us don't care, but some of us do. Alison Loris helped her mom find her place.

Alison told this story in May 2018 when the theme was "Remembering."

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81: Rhonda Trevino — Flying to Impress a Guy

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Rhonda Trevino explains from the outset that she did this thing to impress a guy. Like all our efforts, she got something more out of it. Rhonda told this story at the June 7, 2018 Story Night when the theme was flying.

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80: Doug Avery — Love Spins

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Doug Avery, on the verge of making a major life decision, told us about how he learned at a young age what the feeling is that motivates that kind of a decision. Doug told this story at the May 3, 2018 Story Night when the theme was "Remembering."

Thank you for listening. We look forward to hearing your story.