The Moth at the World Science Festival

A special live edition of The Moth from the 2014 World Science Festival in New York City. Dr. Wendy Suzuki (pictured), who studies memory, is confronted with her own father's memory loss. Brian Hecht attempts to take control of his life by planning the perfect Bar Mitzvah. Archeologist Hannah Morris races to complete her archeological work before the effects of climate change destroy the site. And Dr. Mary Claire King battles through heartbreak to make a breakthrough in cancer research. 

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Photo: Jason Falchook