Growing pains: growing up is hard to do

Life advice from an elder, a thrill-seeker and a survivor of war. This episode is all about those tough moments that help you pass through the portal to adulthood.
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Life advice from an elder, a thrill-seeker and a war survivor. This episode is all about those tough moments that help you pass through the portal into adulthood. Feat: Strangers, Wisdoms, Short and Curly, Outside Podcast, The Spoke, Unconditional. 54:16

1. Strangers

Abdi had a teacher that changed his life by helping him overcome bullying and racism from his classmates. Full episode link.

2. Wisdoms

The importance of intergenerational friendships. Teenagers interview seniors about their lives. Full episode link.

3. Short and Curly

Should children be allowed to vote? Hear a debate that may surprise you.  Full episode link.

4. Outside Podcast

After a serious accident, serial thrill seeker Joe Stone has to re-learn how to breathe after surviving a severe spinal injury. Full episode link.

5. The Spoke

Recorded at our live show, storyteller Morgan Phillips shares the tale of a train hopping journey that ends with a revelation.

6. Unconditional

In this excerpt, a mother discusses what it's like to have a son in prison. Full episode link.


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