22 May 3, 1996 Adult Children Stories of the difficult relationships between parents and their grown children, including two long stories from Sandra Tsing Loh about her father. Download Share a clip Transcript Sharyn Morrow Prologue ByIra Glass Ira's mom is invited to speak to a group of Jewish mothers who only discuss one topic: their relationships with their adult children. So she calls Ira and his siblings to ask their advice (3 minutes). Act One Me and My Mom ByIra Glass Ira continues the story about his conversation with his mom. Then he calls her up on the air. (10 minutes) Act Two Sandra's Dad BySandra Loh A story about how the adult children in Sandra Tsing Loh's family deal with her father. This story originally appeared in her book Depth Takes a Holiday (15 minutes). Act Three My Father's Chinese Wives BySandra Loh Sandra's father decides, at age 70, to take a Chinese wife. (27 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 159: Mother’s Day May 12, 2000 Act One: She Said, She Said Producer Alex Blumberg conducts an investigation, perhaps the first ever, into this American subspecies: People who compulsively imitate their mother's voices in everyday conversation, well into adulthood. 14: Accidental Documentaries Feb. 21, 1996 Act Two: Baltimore Ira plays tapes of his own father, Barry, who was a radio deejay in the mid-1950s. 494: Hit the Road May 3, 2013 Act Three: Let's See How Fast This Baby Will Go Gloria Harrison was pregnant and in labor when she decided that the thing she needed to do before heading to the hospital, was go to the Nissan dealership and buy a new car. Staff RecommendationsView all 266 June 4, 2004 I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help Nancy Updike goes to Iraq to try to figure out what it's like to be a private citizen working in the middle of a war zone. 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away.