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Loving Your Disability

My doctor told me that one in a million people have multiple pterygium syndrome — a combination of congenital scoliosis and a joint disorder that makes it hard to move my arms and legs. At the age of 10, I went from being a kid who climbed trees and ran just about everywhere, to one who might never play sports again. I felt angry and alone.

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Growing Up Homeless

Earlier this year, more than 70 media organizations came together to focus attention on the issue of homelessness. Youth Radio was proud to be a part of this effort, shedding light specifically on the experience of homeless young people.

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Heaven’s Hell

Youth Radio is piloting a first-person podcast series. Driven by diaries, music, and immersive audio, listeners get to ride shotgun with teens…

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