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  1. No Coincidence, No Story! - This American Life

    We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions! There were so many good ones we decided to make a whole show about them. From a chance encounter at a bus station to a romantic dollar bill to a baffling apparition in a college shower stall.

    https://www.thisamericanlife.org/489/no-coincidence-no-story

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  2. The Room of Requirement - This American Life

    Libraries aren’t just for books. They’re often spaces that transform into what you need them to be: a classroom, a cyber café, a place to find answers, a quiet spot to be alone. It’s actually kind of magical. This week, we have stories of people who roam the stacks and find unexpected things that just happen to be exactly what they required.

    https://www.thisamericanlife.org/664/the-room-of-requirement

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  3. 50: Shoulda Been Dead

    Kevin Kelly was in Jerusalem. For reasons too complicated to go into here, he ended up sleeping on the spot where Jesus was supposedly crucified. After Kevin awoke, the thought came into his head: Live as if you’ll die in six months. So he did.

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    Original video: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/50/shoulda-been-dead?act=1
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/

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  4. #464: Invisible Made Visible

    The radio version of an episode we did live on stage and beamed to movie theaters. David Sedaris, Tig Notaro, Ryan Knighton, and the late David Rakoff, in his final performance on the show.

    The other half of this two-hour show was visual, including dancers, animation, and more. You can download video of the entire show.

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