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 220: Testosterone Aug. 30, 2002 Act Four: Learning To Shut Up Novelist Miriam Toews, author of The X Letters (which appeared in an earlier episode of the show), tells the story of a road trip she took with her 15-year-old son. 214: Family Physics May 31, 2002 Act One: Occam's Razor In Los Angeles, Cris Beam reports on a family named the Paladinos that had a theory that explained their lives. 176: Two Nations, One President Jan. 26, 2001 Act Three: Bedroom Politics When it comes to political fighting, there's no more intimate a space than a marriage, where you have to get along. Staff RecommendationsView all 218 Aug. 9, 2002 Act V A group of inmates at a high-security prison stage a production of the last act of Hamlet. 429 Mar. 11, 2011 Will They Know Me Back Home? Stories of people who've grown so accustomed to wartime that the lives they've left behind no longer make sense.