Full episode 114: Last Words Act Two The Unknown Soldier Share a clip Transcript ByLuc Sante Forty-five people read Luc Sante's story The Unknown Soldier, in which we hear about people's final moments, final thoughts. (7 minutes) Song:“Who By Fire” by Leonard Cohen, performed by House of Love More in DeathView all 766: Well Someone Had to Do SOMETHING! Apr. 1, 2022 Act Three: One Last Thing After I Go Producer Aviva DeKornfeld tells the story of Bill Edgar, who accidentally ended up helping people have a say at a moment when most people don’t get to say anything at all. 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act One: Ghostwriter Vauhini Vara lost her sister when she was in college. 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Three: Bought the Farm Senior editor David Kestenbaum helps his kids set up an ant farm. Staff RecommendationsView all 75 Sept. 12, 1997 Kindness of Strangers A locksmith tells the story of an act of kindness he committed, hoping for a small reward. That, and other stories of kindness in New York City. 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to make its monthly quota: 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected.