Arc Stories: March 2017 Edition

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Storyteller Ra’Quann Randle-Bustamonte
Storyteller Ra’Quann Randle-Bustamonte

Four stories, each recorded throughout Birmingham at different Arc Stories events. A young boy thinks he’s figured out the secret to never having to wrestle with the regret; a young man’s attempts to rise above the legacy left by his father; a new husband forced into a precarious situation because of the incompetence of others, and a man who has to sacrifice one traveling companion in order to ensure the safety of another.

(Originally aired March 30, 2017 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.)

Michael Krall

Michael Krall

Program Director



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