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  • May 27, 2016 6:00 pm

A collection of stories from some of our favorite tellers featuring the Waffle House, a visit to the state fair, softball sportsmanship, family history, and a fairy tale with a twist. Stories included in this episode:  People I Meet At Waffle House (00:35) People who have ever visited Waffle House, a popular chain of restaurants in parts of the United States, know exactly what Tim is talking about in this story. Waffle House is one of the best places to people watch. To learn more about Tim Lowry's work visit State Fair (9:27) A well-known playwright and storyteller residing in Minneapolis, whose commentaries can be heard on NPR'S All Things Considered, on stage, and read in various books, Kevin imbibes all of his stories with a little humor and a lot of insight. In this story, hear a new perspective on a great American pastime. To learn more about Kevin Kling's work visit Softball Gallantry (17:55) Kate Dudding specializes in telling the true storeis of people who have made a difference in the world, combining the intensity of a one person play with the intimacy of a one-on-one conversation. This true story is about Mallory Holtman who, as a player for Central Washington University, assisted an injured member of the opposing team in scoring a home run. To learn more about Kate Dudding's work visit A Seventeen Dollar and Ten Cent Suit (34:45) As the family storyteller, Kim draws much of the inspiration from her family and family history. Hailing from a long line of smart and resourceful people, this story showcases Kim's heritage as well as her own individual wit and wisdom. To learn more about Kim Weitkamp's work visit The Big Red Beet (47:57) "Do bugs bug you?" A classic tale with a Storycrafters twist. Can you tell which story inspired this track about bugs and hospitality? To learn more about The Storycrafters visit

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