Radio Rookies

Real stories by New York City teenagers take listeners inside their lives and their communities in this Peabody Award-winning youth journalism initiative. For teens, by teens and about the challenges of teen life, Radio Rookies gives students the tools and the training to share their own stories through the medium of audio. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others.

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    Aired October, 2003. 17-year-old Rizwan Aslam always sees Bashir — a homeless man who walks with a cane and moves between nearby restaurants and shops. Rizwan’s interest in Bashir set him on a mission to learn more about him.

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