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The staff goes to one of the biggest parties in New York City, the Labor Day Carnival and the West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn

Act Two

By Marlon Bishop Nadia Reiman

Producers Marlon Bishop and Nadia Reiman go inside a heated steel pan competition and meet a mother and daughter who could be competing together for the last time. (18 minutes)

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/685/we-come-from-small-places/act-...

Act One

By Imani Brown
Writer and poet Imani Brown takes us through her experience at the parade that takes place in the early hours before the parade. (11 minutes)

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/685/we-come-from-small-places/act-...

Act Three
ByIra Glass
Our regular host Ira Glass talks to some Hasidic Jews who also live in the neighborhood to get a different take on the parade. (10 minutes)

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/685/we-come-from-small-places/act-...

Act Four
By Neil DrummingJessica Lussenhop
One of New York’s biggest and most successful masquerade bands goes down the parade route for the last time. (10 minutes)

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/685/we-come-from-small-places/act-...

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Thank you for posting  this.    I have played mas in Brooklyn many times over the years so I  followed this documentary with great interest..and smiles.

Brenda H.

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