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Twisted Storytellers

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Real people, True Stories, Recorded Live

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Real people, True Stories, Recorded Live

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Awesome

By Lethal597 - Mar 10 2017
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Love the touching, real stories of Detroit locals!! Keep them coming.

I Devoured It

By Shataesb - Feb 07 2017
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From episode 1 to 10, I was engrossed! Can't wait for season 2

iTunes Ratings

31 Ratings
Average Ratings
29
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1
1
0

Awesome

By Lethal597 - Mar 10 2017
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Love the touching, real stories of Detroit locals!! Keep them coming.

I Devoured It

By Shataesb - Feb 07 2017
Read more
From episode 1 to 10, I was engrossed! Can't wait for season 2

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Twisted Storytellers

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Real people, True Stories, Recorded Live

Hot Feet

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Season two kicks off with a story about Satori's love of foot massages and how that led to a moment of emotional healing. It was during a conversation with a friend that Satori was referred to a pedicurist she describes as “part-time cop, full-time feet.” What begins as an uncomfortable encounter between Satori and a foot masseur ultimately becomes a therapy session for both.

May 03 2018

16mins

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09. A Magical Woman

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A daughter recounts the painful, yet whimsical struggles of growing up in a home afflicted with mental illness.

Nov 30 2016

19mins

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To obtain a visa to join wife and newborn - Episode 7

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Hamissi Mamba tries to obtain a visa to join his wife and newborn twins in the United States and after two years arrives to start a new life with his family.

Jun 21 2019

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A war baby raised in Germany - Episode 6

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Carlos Nielbock, A war baby raised in Germany by his mother, comes to search for his birth father in Detroit and never leaves.

Jun 21 2019

19mins

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02. 69 Year-Old Mama's Boy

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[24:03] A masterful storyteller, Dwight Stackhouse chronicles his relationship with his mother and how her death sent him into a decades long tailspin of drugs, depression, and eventually, redemption.

Aug 24 2016

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The Perfect Family

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Korean-American Catherine Ryu remembers when her sister’s serious medical condition brought her family closer together.

Jun 08 2018

20mins

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07. Hard-Won Wisdom

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Ethriam Brammer takes us back into his childhood to unravel memories of his father.

Nov 02 2016

20mins

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08. Boiler Room Girls

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Vanessa Boyd tells a story of "How a boiler room operator learned to rescue herself."

Nov 23 2016

14mins

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Learning About Race

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In episode five Lucia Wylie-Eggert tells a story about a specific moment in elementary school when she was forced to learn about racial identity in the United States.

May 31 2018

14mins

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10. The Prequel

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Redemption after the depths of despair.

Dec 14 2016

13mins

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Child immigrant - Episode 1

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Ali Al Arithy was driven to success by a teacher who said he couldn’t succeed.

Jun 21 2019

10mins

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The Daughter of Immigrants - Episode 2

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The daughter of immigrants - Episode 2
Shahad Atiya’s American values conflict with her parent’s cultural traditions. She tells the story of how she made difficult life choices.

Jun 21 2019

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Survivor of the Rwandan Genocide - Episode 3

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Claire Gasamagera, a survivor of the Rwandan Genocide speaks out about the harrowing reality that brought her to America.

Jun 21 2019

31mins

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Daughter of an Illiterate Tejana Mother - Episode 4

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Jane Garcia, The American daughter of an illiterate Tejana mother, navigates life through the foster care system with the help of a social worker.

Jun 21 2019

13mins

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The Quest to Obtain a Treasured Green Card - Episode 5

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Dreamer Nestor Gomez shares the trials of growing up undocumented in the United States and his journey to get a green card and attain citizenship.

Jun 21 2019

15mins

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A war baby raised in Germany - Episode 6

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Carlos Nielbock, A war baby raised in Germany by his mother, comes to search for his birth father in Detroit and never leaves.

Jun 21 2019

19mins

Play

To obtain a visa to join wife and newborn - Episode 7

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Hamissi Mamba tries to obtain a visa to join his wife and newborn twins in the United States and after two years arrives to start a new life with his family.

Jun 21 2019

21mins

Play

The Perfect Family

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Read more
Korean-American Catherine Ryu remembers when her sister’s serious medical condition brought her family closer together.

Jun 08 2018

20mins

Play

Learning About Race

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Read more
In episode five Lucia Wylie-Eggert tells a story about a specific moment in elementary school when she was forced to learn about racial identity in the United States.

May 31 2018

14mins

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City Hall Wedding

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Maxie Jones is waiting for his sister to arrive at the courthouse when he’s asked by a different couple to stand for their wedding. “I went in there with them. I signed my name,” he says. After the first ceremony, Jones jokes with the judge that he will be back momentarily to witness his sister’s wedding. “And the judge was like, ‘not today,’” he recalls. “The judge said, ‘you can only witness for one couple per day.’”

May 24 2018

15mins

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The Leap

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Henrietta Ivy tells a story about meeting Hilary Clinton at the Cobo Convention Center in downtown Detroit.

May 17 2018

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What A Trip

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In episode 2, Amir Baghdadchi describes an attempt to smuggle Italian bologna in to the United States and a tense encounter with TSA agents. It's on a return trip to London that Baghdadchi is asked to show his passport which “is an anxious moment for everyone,” he says. “You watch the agent look at you, look at your picture, look at you, look at your picture, and just praying ‘please god, let me look like myself.'” It’s through this experience, and others like it, that Baghdadchi learns to perfect the art of international travel.

May 09 2018

14mins

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Hot Feet

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Season two kicks off with a story about Satori's love of foot massages and how that led to a moment of emotional healing. It was during a conversation with a friend that Satori was referred to a pedicurist she describes as “part-time cop, full-time feet.” What begins as an uncomfortable encounter between Satori and a foot masseur ultimately becomes a therapy session for both.

May 03 2018

16mins

Play

10. The Prequel

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Redemption after the depths of despair.

Dec 14 2016

13mins

Play

09. A Magical Woman

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Read more
A daughter recounts the painful, yet whimsical struggles of growing up in a home afflicted with mental illness.

Nov 30 2016

19mins

Play

08. Boiler Room Girls

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Read more
Vanessa Boyd tells a story of "How a boiler room operator learned to rescue herself."

Nov 23 2016

14mins

Play

07. Hard-Won Wisdom

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Ethriam Brammer takes us back into his childhood to unravel memories of his father.

Nov 02 2016

20mins

Play

06. Writing My Wrongs

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Transformation amidst poverty, violence, fear, and hopelessness.

Oct 19 2016

29mins

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05. #WageLove

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Two interecting stories about Detroiters' ongoing water struggle and the late activist Charity Hick.

Oct 05 2016

18mins

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04. Step'-ping into Motherhood

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Detroiter Monica Sholar weaves a hilarious and heartfelt tale about her decision to become a step-mom.

Sep 21 2016

16mins

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