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1st Person
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In this episode, Michael reminisces about how he met and proposed to his husband, what a seemingly unlikely pair they make, and how they’ve maintained a happy relationship. 1st Person is presented…
In this episode, Frank proves that he’s the most badass 72 year old in New York by sharing tales of his adventures as a New York City cab driver before running out to meet his much younger girlfriend.   Music featured in this episode: "Aphasia" by The Budos Band
In this installment of 1st Person, we meet Morticia, who left her Florida home and southern baptist community for New York City after coming out as a trans woman. Morticia shares what it was like to leave her home and find a supportive environment and what that has meant to her. She also has some advice for any who might be looking to make a big move themselves. Music featured in the episode: "Bonnieview" by Zeus
ABOUT THE SERIES 
CULTURE | We head out into the city to meet people and get their firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences.
Series Producers
Executive Producer J. McVay
Recent Episodes
While attending a teaching program in Israel, Ari was overcome with anxiety and depression. Not usually one to be homesick, she was confused by her new emotions. After a little over a month, she cut her planned year-long trip short and returned to New York. She revisited her therapist whom she hadn’t seen since she was a teenager and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Ari shares what it has been like living with the disorder and how it is not something to be ashamed about.
When Lee was attending grad school in Upstate New York, it was hard for him to find friends since most of his colleagues lived far from campus. After visiting a local gaming club, Lee got into a card game that connected him to a community that he is still part of today.
Omari describes how he and a friend started and ended a recording studio, what he learned from the process and how his approach might be different if he were going to do it again.
Ben made long walks a part of his quarantine routine once conditions in New York City were safe enough for that activity. On one of those walks, he was faced with a split-second decision to abandon all the caution he’d previously practiced (and which he discussed in a previous episode of 1st Person) in order to come together with strangers to take quick, collective action to save someone from self-harm. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Moon" by Bachelor
During her freshman year at university, Natasha was aimless. Her major in Economics and Politics didn’t excite her and she wanted to work in a more creative field, so she joined the student newspaper and wrote an article that earned her an award. She shares how that success gave her the confidence to pursue a career in journalism. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in the episode: "Only You" by Anemone
When Francisco first started working in auto insurance, a claim crossed his path that remains the wildest he’s ever heard. Despite dealing with several claims a day, it still amazes him how many different ways people can get into auto accidents.