You might say radio has an inherent advantage when it comes to scene-setting. Put  ambient sound in the background, and you’ve placed a listener in a particular place at a particular time. This story explores the struggles of military couples to maintain their marriages when one of them returns home from deployment. While the piece is built on interviews and is not strictly narrative, the emotion and intimacy of the conversations give it a narrative feel.

Read/listen to “Fort Stewart Families Cope with Strain of Separation,” by Katie Lohr

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