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 135: Allure of Crime July 23, 1999 Act One: Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad When she was 21, Julia Sweeney got a job as a bartender's assistant and stole between ten and fifteen thousand dollars in cash. 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act One: Dear Dealer We begin with a woman whose sister has died. 602: The Sun Comes Up Nov. 11, 2016 Act Three: Trump Tower Producer Karen Duffin visits someone who actually knows the man who’s going to be President: Donald Trump’s neighbor. Staff RecommendationsView all 490 Mar. 22, 2013 Trends With Benefits The startling rise of the number of people on disability in America. 206 Mar. 1, 2002 Somewhere in the Arabian Sea Life aboard an aircraft carrier stationed in the Arabian Sea supporting bombing missions over Afghanistan.