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Roberto Martinez

Heather Armstrong was in love. She was also very tall. She was also very ugly (her words). In this tale of middle school infatuation, love is a battleground and your friends aren't who you think.  In the end, Heather prevails in one of the funniest stories to come to the Worth Repeating Stage.

This story was recorded at Brick at Blue Star on October 2 as part of Worth Repeating's "Suckerpunch" show. 

Roberto Martinez

Gregory Valdez' parents always wanted him to be a scumbag in a suit, that is to say they wanted him to be a lawyer. Greg ended up in advertising. As a profession--it fits him well. It fit him almost too well when he first started. His reverence for Mad Men's Don Draper led down a road of lying to himself, letting down loved ones and above all drinking. He would find himself alone, unemployed, and looking for a change.

This story was recorded at Brick at Blue Star on October 2 as part of Worth Repeating's "Suckerpunch" show. 

Roberto Martinez

Inga Cotton is best known for her collection of large hats and her blogging in support of charter schools. This story is sort of the orgin of that. (The blogging, not the big hats.) 

Inga's deeply personal story deals with her son's autism diagnosis, and shows how being a parent means having to adjust expectations, to push your kids, and somtimes, to fight.

This story was recorded at Brick at Blue Star on October 2 as part of Worth Repeating's "Suckerpunch" show. 

Roberto Martinez

Jenina Hernandez-Nerio was a Freshman at UTSA when she fell head over heels for the man of her dreams--or so she thought. 

Take a listen to this story, filled with flip phone follies and TV/VCR combos.

This story was recorded at Brick at Blue Star on October 2 as part of Worth Repeating's "Suckerpunch" show. 

Roberto Martinez

Andre Douglas came to the United States from Kingston, Jamaica to pursue his lifelong goal of becoming an elite athlete and earning a college degree. The triple jumper says his parents would do anything to help him achieve that goal. So it hit the UTSA freshman hard when he got a call telling him his life back home had fallen apart. Listen to this story of loss and perseverance. 

This story was recorded at Brick at Blue Star on October 2 as part of Worth Repeating's "Suckerpunch" show. 

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