Best of Youth Radio 2010
The latest MPR News Presents broadcast showcases all the 2010 stories in the Youth Radio Series, with updates from some of the reporters on what's changed since their stories were first broadcast.
Six stories from MPR's Youth Radio reporters explore what it's like to be young gay and homeless, to be 15 and meet the President of the United States, grieve the death of a mother, be part of an experiment to get at-risk kids into college, survive Japanese internment camps during World War II and come of age as an undocumented teenager.
Click the audio links on this page to listen to parts one and two of the collected stories. You can also read the individual stories, see photos and listen to more audio by using the links below.
- Young, gay and homeless, by Roy Jones, 21
- Fifteen and meeting the president, by Iman Fears, 15
- Life without mom, Antonio Gonzalez, 16
- Student explains how Destination 2010 helped her, by Tiara Bellaphant, 18
- Japanese-American granddaughter questions internment, by Mara Fink, 21
- Undocumented teen says 'equality is everything', by Brenda, 19
- Minnesota Public Radio News Presents, 01/09/2011, 6:00 p.m.