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Past Episodes: October 2009 Archives

Trick or treat?

Halloween ghosts in Jamaica; communing with dead relatives with flowers and food; a woman tries to sort out unfinished business with her deceased mother; the "black ghosts of Paris"; a new immigrant's first and very confusing Halloween. Plus "trick or treat", a small poem of protest.

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How do you say sorry?

A childhood accident and an overdue apology; a letter of apology to a deceased grandfather; a woman gets an apology from the man who murdered her father. Plus "anatomy of public apologies", why do some succeed and others fail?

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The dog show

Walk your dog and find new friends; confessions and allegations of a reluctant dog owner; Charlie the beagle gets his head examined; "dreaming to the sound of bones"; saying goodbye to a guide dog and "The Weekly Whine", a child's newspaper for dogs.

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