I first learned of the Moth from my NPR gateway show, This American Life. After I started subscribing to the Moth podcast, it quickly became went into heavy rotation. My favorite was a story told by Kira Salak about traveling alone in Africa:
“My trip to Africa had been tough, but incredible. It was the most empowering thing I’d ever done. I think many young women may experience the same thing I did before I went on that trip: underestimating their true potential, undervaluing their worth.
Her story inspired me, I immediately related and I hope that I can soon follow in her footsteps.
Last night’s Story Slam was entertaining. Perhaps in a year I can come up with a story to tell up on that stage.