The Leap

The Leap


From a doctor’s controversial LSD treatments to a mother’s high-risk efforts to recover her abducted child to a punk rock pioneer’s radical career reinvention, these are stories of people making dramatic, risky changes—and the big and small decisions that change the course of lives. Hosted by award­­­-winning journalist Judy Campbell.

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Brace Belden was 27 when he snuck into Syria to enlist in a Kurdish militia, leaving his girlfriend, job, and hometown of San Francisco behind. Even he thought it was a dumb idea, but it was also a chance to finally put his beliefs into action.

Previous episodes

  • 32 - Suddenly Everyone’s Favorite Communist 
    Tue, 24 Jul 2018
  • 31 - I’m Your Man 
    Tue, 10 Jul 2018
  • 30 - 17andMe 
    Tue, 26 Jun 2018
  • 29 - The Company We Keep 
    Tue, 12 Jun 2018
  • 28 - Her Double Life 
    Tue, 29 May 2018
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