WYSO WEEKEND: December 15, 2019

Dec 15, 2019

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

In recent years, research has shown that post-traumatic stress disorder can be helped with expressive writing. Today on Veteran Voices, Marine Corps veteran Chris Bussler of Harveysburg tells his wife, Wendy, about a creative strategy he found to cope with the stress of his multiple deployments. A warning that some listeners may find this story disturbing.

Ohio is home to one of the largest Amish populations in the country. Many of the Amish settlements overlap with rural Appalachian counties – where access to healthcare is hard to come by. Ohio Public Radio’s Paige Pfleger reports on a project that is trying to bring cancer screenings to Amish women.


Across the country, nearly 95,000 people are waiting for a kidney transplant. And that list has been growing for years. As Side Effects Public Media’s Natalie Krebs reports, this has pushed some people to try unusual ways to find donors.

This week on Dayton Youth Radio, Centerville High School student Dorian Mays shared her reflections on the tragic shooting that happened in the city’s Oregon District this Summer.

Bill Felker’s Poor Will’s Almanack currently appears in fifteen regional and national publications including the Yellow Springs News. 

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