RISK! Podcast
  • Episode:#004
  • Date:September 20, 2018
  • Run Time:42:04
  • Download: MP3

The Mayor of Mitchell Gardens

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Danny Lobell shared this story in April of 2012 about working in a nursing home.

Song: RISK! Theme by Wormburner and John Sondericker

Radio Story: The Mayor of Mitchell Gardens by Danny Lobell

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  1. I’ve probably listened to this story more than almost any other on the podcast — it’s really an entire solo show. So beautiful.

  2. Danny is such a charismatic story teller as well as wonderful and charming person. I have listened to all his stories over and over and I wish we will have many more.

    Greetings from Greece, Danny.

  3. A beautiful story !

  4. My absolute favorite! A beautiful story by a beautiful person.

  5. It’s one of my all-time favorites, listened to it more than a few times. It is truly a classic. I just love Danny Lobell, and all of his stories on RISK! Greetings from Germany!

  6. I just heard this episode. It was amazing and made me cry.

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