22 May 3, 1996 Adult Children Stories of the difficult relationships between parents and their grown children, including two long stories from Sandra Tsing Loh about her father. Share a clip Transcript Sharyn Morrow Prologue ByIra Glass Ira's mom is invited to speak to a group of Jewish mothers who only discuss one topic: their relationships with their adult children. So she calls Ira and his siblings to ask their advice (3 minutes). Act One Me and My Mom ByIra Glass Ira continues the story about his conversation with his mom. Then he calls her up on the air. (10 minutes) Act Two Sandra's Dad BySandra Loh A story about how the adult children in Sandra Tsing Loh's family deal with her father. This story originally appeared in her book Depth Takes a Holiday (15 minutes). Act Three My Father's Chinese Wives BySandra Loh Sandra's father decides, at age 70, to take a Chinese wife. (27 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 9: Julia Sweeney Jan. 10, 1996 Act One: Julia's Brother Gets Cancer Julia talks about her brother Michael's cancer. 244: MacGyver Aug. 15, 2003 Act One: Bolt Of Lightning, Pro And Con Chuck Klosterman talks about the time he MacGyvered his way out of one of the worst situations a boyfriend can find himself in. 311: A Better Mousetrap (2006) Apr. 14, 2006 Act One: Mother Of Invention Karen Sosnoski's one-year-old son, Anton, was born with what's known as Mosaic Down Syndrome, a rare condition where some of his cells have the extra chromosome that causes Down syndrome and other cells don't. Staff RecommendationsView all 334 June 1, 2007 Duty Calls Josh's family didn't play much of a role in his daily life—until duty called, and they took over his life. 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away.