Bring Your Own Presents: 'Pray Fast'

Mar 26, 2015

Evidence that Eve Troeh did indeed run track... even if there are no medals.
Credit Eve Troeh / WWNO

Bring Your Own is a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in living rooms, backyards and other intimate spaces within the community. Each month, seven storytellers have eight minutes to respond to a theme. BYO airs on All Things New Orleans and is a biweekly podcast on

This story was told on January 22, 2015 at the Myrtle Banks building in Central City, and later produced by Karen Gardner. The theme of the evening was “Saved.” Here, WWNO News Director Eve Troeh steps up to the plate with the discovery that sometimes giving something your best doesn't always guarantee victory.

Bring Your Own is a production of Laine Kaplan-Levenson. The next BYO will take place on Thursday, April 2 at 218 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway. The theme is "Secret Weapon." For more information or to sign up to tell a story, check out the NEW WEBSITE!