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Fractured Fairy Tales

GUEST HOST: JANE KACZMAREK

Fractured Fairy Tales

The moral of these stories is to stay strong in difficult times.

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Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents two stories based on fairy tales. We need good stories more than ever now. Traditional fairy tales always have a lesson, and these new versions are guaranteed to offer up some pearls about staying strong in difficult times. First, a story about an unconventional princess. Jane Kaczmarek performs Jeanne Desy’s “The Princess Who Stood On Her Own Two Feet,” which was read at a program presented at Brigham Young University. And Brazilian feminist writer Clarice Lispector shares a wealthy woman’s moment of truth in “Beauty and the Beast or The Enormous Wound,” performed by Kate Burton.

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