"Waiting for Jarod" is the story of a New England woman waiting for her son to come home from war.
She eases the pain with a lifesized cardboard cutout picture of him.
"Waiting for Jarod" was made by Meghan Vigeant in 2006 for the Salt Institute Saltcast. Listen to the full programme here
The photo above was taken by Kristen Wright. Look at her slideshow from the story here
A site devoted to 'flat' soldiers: flatdaddies.com
"Waiting for U2" was made in 1989 by RTE producer, Julian Vignoles. It features three teenagers who spent their days hanging around Windmill Lane in Dublin in the hopes of meeting the members of the band on the way in or out of the recording studio there.
Listen to the full programme here