679 July 12, 2019 Save the Girl People go on missions to save young girls from danger. But sometimes they get so caught up in the mission that it overshadows the girl herself. Download Share a clip Transcript @adellacosplay Prologue Prologue ByIra GlassLina Misitzis Lina Misitzis tells Ira Glass about this one video game character from the 90s who consistently brings men to tears. (10 minutes) Act One My Very Unhappy Birthday ByNadia Reiman Nadia Reiman looks into the case of a girl the U.S. government is determined to save, even though she doesn’t want them to. (25 minutes) Read more about Jackie Stevens' work on age assessments. Act Two Frida Be You and Me ByAviva DeKornfeld A whole country gets obsessed with rescuing a missing girl. Aviva DeKornfeld tells what happens. (22 minutes) Song:“To the Rescue” by Little Jackie Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 627: Suitable for Children Oct. 6, 2017 Act Three: The Questionnaire Over the last few years, there’s been a flood of kids from Central America who’ve arrived in the United States by themselves. 497: This Week June 14, 2013 Act Two Reporter Annie Correal hangs around with Sol Saltzman, a demolition guy who’s scrambling for bids around Oklahoma City, to help clean up damage from the recent tornados. 180: Return to Childhood 2001 Mar. 23, 2001 Act Four: Every Day I Forget Something Else An excerpt from Nicholson Baker's novel The Everlasting Story of Nory, which is narrated, more or less, by a ten-year-old. Staff RecommendationsView all 429 Mar. 11, 2011 Will They Know Me Back Home? Stories of people who've grown so accustomed to wartime that the lives they've left behind no longer make sense. 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past.