Since 1996, Radio Diaries has given tape recorders to young people around the country and worked with them to produce the Teenage Diaries series for NPR.
Teenage Diaries Revisited features new diaries from five of the people who shared their lives sixteen years ago.
We've partnered with NPR and Cowbird.com on a contest to select the teenagers who will become part of the next generation of Teenage Diaries.
Josh has Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes uncontrollable tics and involuntary verbal outbursts.
Melissa never meant to get pregnant. But now, after 12 years of living in the foster care system, she’s trying to build the family she never had.
In the 1990s, Arch Coal began mining Pigeonroost Hollow. Now Jimmy Weekley is the last person left there.
Once there were thousands of seltzer men in New York City. Today, Walter Backerman is one of the last.
Bridgette McGee is unearthing everything she can about her grandfather’s life – and his death.
On September 8th, 1906, New York’s Bronx Zoo unveiled a new exhibit that would attract thousands of visitors. Inside a cage, in the monkey house, was a man.
May 15, 2013
Joe writes about how the Teenage Diaries Revisited project began.
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Are you a teenager with a story to tell? Write it down, photograph it (and record it if you want) and then submit it to the storytelling site Cowbird.
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