South Park http://kuow.org en 15-Year-Old Girl: My Candles Burned Down My Home http://kuow.org/post/15-year-old-girl-my-candles-burned-down-my-home <p><em>Lighting a few candles may not seem like a big deal. But for RadioActive youth producer Dulce Saucedo, lighting candles one night when she was 15 years old meant <a href="http://thesouthparknews.com/fire-in-the-1000-block-of-cloverdale-road-blocked/">losing her family's home in Seattle's South Park neighborhood</a>. Dulce, now 16, shares this meditation on the night when she lost everything she owned.</em></p><p>When my house burned down I knew in that moment that my life was going to change. That everything wasn't going to be the same anymore.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:13:28 +0000 Dulce Saucedo & RadioActive Youth Media 5089 at http://kuow.org 15-Year-Old Girl: My Candles Burned Down My Home Episode 34: Try And Stop Us http://kuow.org/post/episode-34-try-and-stop-us <p>The fall 2012 RadioActive students just completed their eight-week workshop where they learned how to make radio stories for the first time. In this podcast, we're featuring several of their incredible stories about triumphing over tough times:</p><ul><li>A 15-year-old girl accidentally burns her house down. Now she's trying to pick her life up from the ashes. She shares her deeply personal story.</li><li>A teenage girl loves to care for children with cancer at Seattle Children's Hospital. But the help goes both ways — she has a rare form of leukemia herself.</li><li>A high school teacher tells a Samoan student that he's only good at football. The student channels his anger at that teacher into a documentary about the stereotypes Samoans face.</li></ul><p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 RadioActive Youth Media & Esteli Garcia 3944 at http://kuow.org Episode 34: Try And Stop Us