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Betsy shares her story of getting arrested at seventeen and how she was able to come out of the situation unscathed.
Dan reminisces about a prank he pulled on his sister when they were children and how he still feels guilty about it decades later. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Opera" by Surf Curse
Andy shares his views on dating based on his experience and what he believes men and women desire in relationships.
While reminiscing about his time as a psychologist, Gil recalls the way he handled things with a certain patient and how he wishes he was better able to help at the time.
Lara shares how she ended up taking care of handicapped dogs and how it has become central to her life and work.
Gregory describes his idyllic family situation growing up and the shifts that began to take place as his parents’ health deteriorated.
Eleanor talks about her upbringing in South Africa and describes what she feels is different about raising children today.
Jealla shares a story of being betrayed by someone she thought was a friend and how she changed after that experience.
Laura shares the ways in which her life has not gone according to her plan and how she’s come to terms with that being okay.
Jean-Paul shares his thoughts on keeping a positive attitude and his approach to spreading positivity to others.
Jason shares his thoughts on recognizing biases and racism and the importance of using privilege to call those behaviors.
Louie describes how he came to live in New York City and mentions some of the things that have changed over the years.
Tori shares what it was like to be one of the few people of color in her high school, the behavior she regularly encountered from those around her and the actions she took to combat racism.
Andrea describes how she got started with photography, what she likes about the process and where she hopes to go as she progresses with the artform.
Darcy describes the violent abuse he survived as a child and how it altered the course of his life.
Demauni describes his reaction to meeting T-Pain when he was a kid and how the experience was different than he thought it would be.
Aleyna describes an instance where she changed herself for a crush and why she wouldn’t do it again.
Ryan describes the accident which resulted in him losing a limb and how he has adjusted to life since then.
Alex explains how he discovered that long term methadone use had affected his sex drive.
Maria shares her thoughts on why it’s important to balance being independent while also having people to rely on.
Brett recalls what it was like to grow up in the Catholic community after realizing that he was gay and how that has affected his adult life.
Zac shares why he does not believe in fairy tales and discusses the opportunity they present to teach children.
Jade describes how they would like to use art to get more people involved in politics and allow people to see new perspectives.
Ashley describes the evolution of a relationship of a friend and what it taught her about maintaining friendships with others.
Josiah describes why he enjoys trolling people in real life and how his behavior has affected his relationships with others.
Rounder Records is an independent Nashville, TN-based label specializing all types of roots music. With a rich 50-year history in the industry, there's a ton of ground to cover, so we got into it a bit with the label's president, John Strohm. In the second half of the show, we check out some music from the label's latest releases, including Susto, Katie Pruitt, Logan Ledger, Billy Strings, Caroline Spence, and more.
Aaron discusses how he decided that he would run for public office and some of the ways in which he can help improve New York City.

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