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One Of Many: Sound Effect, Episode 129

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This week on Sound Effect, our theme is "One of Many" ... the tension between standing out and fitting in.

Host Gabriel Spitzer heads to St. Francis of Assisi school in Burien to talk to kids about how they stand outwhen they have to wear uniforms. We meet a man who battled addiction and landed a felony conviction, only to become a lawyer after his sentence was over. Jennifer Wing introduces us to a group of women with HIV, who have found comfort in sisterhood with others diagnosed with it. Host Gabriel Spitzer talks to one of the few remaining book mendersat a public library. We meet a member of Cougar nation who explains about why it is so important to fly the Coug flag on national television each week. Finally, Kevin Kniestedt shares an essay on his declining love for Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

Sound Effect is your weekly tour of ideas, inspired by the place we live. The show is hosted by KNKX's Gabriel Spitzer

Kevin Kniestedt is a journalist, host and producer who began his career at KNKX in 2003. Over his 17 years with the station, he worked as a full time jazz host, a news host and produced the weekly show Sound Effect. Kevin has conducted or produced hundreds of interviews, has won local and national awards for newscasts and commentary.