756 December 10, 2021 But I Did Everything Right People earnestly doing what they're told, and absolutely not getting what they were promised. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Mojo Wang Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass A teenage girl finds a wallet and has to decide whether to return it. That, and other stories of people trying to do the right thing, and it not working out the way they thought. (5 minutes) Act One Damned If You Don't ByEmma Green Rebecca Shrader thought she knew what was right when it came to abortion. Then she got pregnant. Reporter Emma Green tells the story. (31 minutes) Emma Green reported this story in collaboration for The Atlantic and its podcast, The Experiment. Act Two Brian and Peg ByIra Glass Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. Host Ira Glass tries to figure out who’s right. (11 minutes) Act Three Bought the Farm ByDavid Kestenbaum Senior editor David Kestenbaum helps his kids set up an ant farm. They follow all the instructions, to the letter! But he ends up learning a lesson he’s pretty sure the manufacturer did not intend. (8 minutes) Song:“Feel It All” by Athena Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 755: The Convert Dec. 3, 2021 Act One: Gym Rat In the summer of 2006, an FBI official visited a mosque in Orange County, California. 184: Neighbors May 11, 2001 Act Three: The Ratman Cometh What happens when a good neighbor goes bad. 680: The Weight Of Words (2019) July 26, 2019 Act Three: Where I Came From Producer Ben Calhoun recalls a weighty moment from childhood and thinks about how the words from that encounter have come up again. 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. 261 Mar. 26, 2004 The Sanctity of Marriage A generation of researchers has revolutionized the way we see marriage.