Family, Friendship, and Mother Nature

Jillian Lauren finds an unexpected new family when adopting a son from Ethiopia. Israeli soldier Etgar Keret learns to write from personal loss. And engineer Carl Pilliteri (pictured) experiences an earthquake from inside the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor. This hour is hosted by The Moth’s Senior Producer, Meg Bowles.

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode, which originally aired December 14, 2014.

Photo: Jason Falchook