Boy Soldier, Quarterback, Pick Up Lines and Peaches

High school quarterback Kim Reed leaves Montana as a promising son and returns years later to reveal a shocking secret. Ishmael Beah (pictured) describes his transformation from an innocent child in Sierra Leone to a cold-hearted soldier. A teen-age Laura Revness discovers how to control her errant parrot. And construction worker Bobby Stoddard discovers the up-side of his girlfriend's one-year prison sentence. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode. which originally aired November 17, 2013.

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