worth a listen

elna baker on radiowestThe latest podcast from RadioWest (which is actually a rebroadcast of a previous show) features an interview with Elna Baker, author of The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance. I haven’t read the book (yet), but in the show, she talks about growing up Mormon and the difficulties that came with questioning a faith that made up much of her identity for so many years. Baker shares a story that’s honest and poignant, and shows deep respect for her former religion, seldom an easy task for anyone who’s left their faith behind.

You can download the RadioWest podcast in iTunes, or listen to this episode here.

*I spend a lot of time listening to podcasts. Because I love to learn. Because it’s a medium unlike any other. And, mostly, because there are so many good stories being told through audio. Worth a Listen is my way of sharing things I’ve found that struck me as particularly thoughtful, or funny, or moving, or just…worth a listen. If you’ve heard something recently that’s sticking with you, please share!*

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