This week, stories of cogs in the machine. First, how a kid felt like toys were missing some accessories, so he decided to start making them himself, and business took off. Then, a Vietnam veteran shares why he believes the willingness to die for a cause you don’t believe in is an example of how “the system” works. Also, a sperm donor is faced with the realities of meeting one of his offspring. Next, how Indian Island is slowly beginning to open up to its original inhabitants while still being a crucial component of the Pacific Northwest Navy fleet. We also meet a man who is incarcerated share how his surroundings growing up were part of the system that put him behind bars. Finally, an assembly line worker connects to a factory worker an ocean away after a poem was discovered.
"Sound Effect" is your weekly tour of ideas, inspired by the place we live. The show is hosted by 88.5's Gabriel Spitzer.