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BabysittingStories of babysitters, from the point of view of those doing the sitting, as well as those being sat. Includes one of the most popular stories we've ever run, about a brother and sister who invent a make-believe family called the McCrearys. They escape their overprotective mother by saying they have to babysit the McCrearys. Also, Hillary Frank reports on what can happen when a teenaged son is put in charge of his younger brothers.

Learn mor or listen again to this week's episode, which originally aired January 5, 2001.

 
Photo: Aimee Ray

 

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Ira Glass

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