The Trouble

WBEZ Chicago

Trouble — we've all been in it. Some more than others. Some worse than others. Award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason has faced a few problems of his own. Now he talks with others about getting in, and out, of trouble of all stripes.

42:17 | Oct 5th, 2018

Tricia has been trying to get pregnant for 10 years. She talks about her desire for motherhood and then walks us through one last IVF cycle.

39:26 | Sep 28th, 2018

Lisa McCrea says she was moved — as if by God — to become a living organ donor. How an act of altruism became the worst decision she ever made.
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33:31 | Sep 21st, 2018

After a police shooting near her home, Ashley became a full-time activist. She confronts the emotional toll and trauma it has taken on her.

39:24 | Sep 14th, 2018

At age 28, Michael unexpectedly committed suicide. Carol and Steve talk about their son’s life and its tragic and unforeseen ending.

37:14 | Sep 7th, 2018

After finding out that her male colleague is paid more than her for the same work, Aileen made a decision to fight for equality.
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