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Is it a Real Gun, or is it Airsoft?

It’s a toy that brings joy to the hearts of many teeange boys.   It’s called an airsoft gun.  Part of the fun is that they’re designed to look as real as possible.  So real that police officers, parents and teachers can’t always tell the difference between the toy and the real thing.  Listen here.

Nirvana Baby 18 Years-Old

Imagine if millions of people had seen you naked before you were old enough to say “embarrassing.” That’s the story of Spencer Elden, whom you may know as the little baby floating toward a dollar bill on the cover of Nirvana’s 1991 album, Nevermind.  Listen here.

An Iraqi Child Turns American

Hamoody Jauda was 2 years old when he was shot in the face by insurgents in Iraq. An American group brought him to the U.S. for medical treatment.
Two years later, Hamoody has forgotten his parents, Arabic and Iraq.  And his American parents want to keep him. Listen here.

Teen Fights to Win Back Parents

A 15-year-old boy in Washington state will be the first minor to test a new law allowing adolescents to ask the courts to reinstate parental rights. His case is scheduled for court Monday. The boy and two siblings were taken from their parents five years ago after alleged parental neglect. Listen here.

Teen Mayor Takes Charge of Oregon Town

At just 18 years old, Kyle Corbin was recently inaugurated as mayor of Union, Oregon. Voters hope that Corbin’s fresh young face will end years of political bickering. Listen here.