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TCC Radio: Homeless Opera | Snap Judgment

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Homeless Opera

“I’m somebody.”

Matt Peacock had two very different jobs–working as an opera critic and at the local homeless shelter. He never thought the two would ever have anything to do with one another, until a thoughtless quote in the newspaper changed everything. Listen to the story from Snap Judgment about art and human dignity after the jump:

8.16
TCC Radio: Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? | Snap Judgment

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Chess

At The Catholic Catalogue, our heroes are teachers and nurses, and people who do the spiritual and corporeal works of mercy everyday. As students head back to school, listen to this amazing story of how an elementary school teacher dealt with having a student in her class who was a genius.  Listen to the story from Snap Judgment after the jump:

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TCC Radio: The Rabbi and the KKK | Snap Judgment

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Rabbi Weisser Michael Weisser, a New York Rabbi, had his faith tested when he moved to Nebraska and was targeted by Larry Trapp, the Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan. Rabbi Weisser got Trapp’s phone number and started leaving messages of love on his answering machine. Listen to the story from Snap Judgment after the jump:

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TCC Radio: Why Does This Black Guy Hang Out With the Klan? | Snap Judgment

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An African American blues pianist, Daryl Davis, meets a lifelong racist, and member of the Klu Klux Klan, and their relationship changes both of their lives forever. Think people can’t change their ways? Think again. Listen to the story on Snap Judgment after the jump:

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TCC Radio: In So Many Words | Snap Judgment

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Grandparents

Imagine if the last sentence you say tonight is the last full sentence you will say for the rest of your life. This is what is written on a sign that Steve Goff holds in front of him when he gives presentations about aphasia. With the help of his daughter, Teresa Goff, Stephen tells the story of his battle with the disease, and how he has learned joy despite losing that which once defined him. Listen to it on Snap Judgment after the jump: