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.
Megan shares the hardships of growing up with a mother who wants to be more like a friend than a parent and gives advice on how those suffering with addiction and the people who care about them can get help.
After moving into a predominantly white neighborhood almost 30 years ago, Jean and her family experienced discrimination and harassment due to the color of their skin. Jean shares how she persevered and why she still lives in the neighborhood today.
Gabriele risked his financial security during a time of global uncertainty in order to pursue his dream of becoming a professional gamer. He talks about how he prepared for this major life change and how the support of his friends and family helped ease the transition.
During a trip to New York City, Simon experiences virtual reality for the first time and becomes inspired to quit his job and found a VR business in his home country of Denmark. He discusses how people must take action quickly in order to avoid being stuck in the concept stage.
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