In this hour, We’re all looking for something. All of us. Some of us are seeking God. Others, we’re seeking fame and fortune. But Hmong teenager Dao Chang was looking for something that you can usually find close to home - her mother.
Next, Laura King spent three years working as the Afghanistan Bureau Chief for the LA Times.
Then, Kevin Sheppard wanted to be a basketball star… to play in the NBA, be a household name, maybe get his name on a shoe. He set himself up to succeed, too. Became a two-time all conference college player in Jacksonville. But he was never drafted to the NBA. So when Iran came calling, offering him a chance to go pro in the Middle East, he took it. After Anne Strainchamps saw the documentary about Sheppard – called The Iran Job – she had to talk with him.
After that, have you got a nose for the new? Do you make fast decisions, based on incomplete information? Do you lose your temper quickly? Are you bored a lot? Do you thrive in chaotic situations? You might be a born seeker… what Winifred Gallagher calls a neophiliac.
And finally, Christopher Stewart's Jungleland, is a book about his adventure in Honduras seraching for La Cuidad Blanca. [Broadcast Date: January 16, 2013]
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