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The Stories: Our archive of past stories is below all this writing.

The Storyboard: The people who help make the show happen is at the link

During our season once a month, 7 storytellers will have 7 minutes to tell a true story from their life around a common theme.

Think This American Life or The Moth, but sourced from your friends and neighbors. Public Radio tries daily to educate San Antonio about the world, now we want San Antonio to tell us about itself and its people.

Season 5 Themes: To submit your story, or to rat out a friend you think would be great, click here and send us an email.

  • September 3, 2019 | "Schooled" Stories about getting an education inside and outside the classroom.
  • October 1, 2019 |  "When It Breaks" Stories of breakdowns and breakouts in every sense of the word.
  • November 12, 2019 | "Hustle" Stories of hard work, grifts, and drive
  • December 10, 2020 | "#Blessed" Stories of family, holidays, genuine or ironic expressions of gratitude.
  • February 4, 2020 | "How Did I Get Here" Stories of existential crisis, travel, big choices and bigger results.
  • March 3, 2020 | "Mother Nature" Stories of animal encounters, best friends, wild weather and the great outdoors.
  • April 7, 2020 | "Outta Time" Stories of close calls, time crunches, the big project and the final destination.

See past themes here. 


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John Phillip Santos grew up in San Antonio, went to Churchill High School.  Despite tracing the numerous cities of his journey through life, from San Antonio to to South Bend to Oxford to New Haven to New York City he has never considered himself an urbanite.  In a story that illustrates just how urban he is, Santos notes a calling for the dusty road. 

One night in New York City his longing for the quiet and the dark of those remote ranches of his youth are fulfilled.

A whole lot of water puts life of Nick Long's sister in danger not once but twice. The singer songwriter, and front man for the band Lonely Horse, pulled double duty at our November 3rd, 2015 Worth Repeating event. 

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Nick Hoenegger works for Venture Lab, which teaches entrepreneurship to kids. He is a graduate of Trinity University and has launched two start-up companies.

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Drew Hicks is a communications manager for the Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation. He believes in a good story and tells a few of them on his podcast Truth & Belief.

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Martine decides to bail on her bachelors and go straight for the medical degree. Her systemic lupus could be a problem since it is triggered by emotional stress and sleep deprivation, but how hard could medical school be? Especially when you don't speak the language?

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Chad Pomeroy teaches law at St. Mary's University Law School. When he graduated from law school at 22, he had a sole ambition, to make partner.  His priorities would change as the result of a fateful trip.

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David Lesch is the Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor Middle East History at Trinity University. He has written 14 books, two of them on Syria's president Bashar al'Assad.