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WYSO Weekend: January 2, 2010
Geraldine Brooks' Dayton Literary Peace Prize acceptance speech, Miami Valley StoryCorps and more. This week's edition of WYSO Weekend begins with Geraldine Brooks' acceptance speech for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize lifetime achievement award. Also featured are closing words from the award ceremony's MC, Nick Clooney. Also available here.

Frank Porter and Frank Dixon met in the registration line at Wilberforce College and became life-long friends. They say they're "brothers from other mothers." For StoryCorps, Porter interviewed Dixon about his life experience as a street musician playing in downtown Dayton. Dixon has also gone onstage with the Ohio Players and recorded a gospel album in Yellow Springs. Also available here.

Next up, a preview of a story on the art of threshold singing and the Yellow Springs Threshold Choir that will air next week on WYSO Weekend.

This week's edition closes with a live track from Ryan Roth and the Grand Plan who performed on Kaleidoscope on December 29th. Hear their full set here.