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When Mothers Bully Back | With Ellie Kemper

The emotions of parenting can feel completely out of control sometimes. Whether it's love, joy ... or, occasionally, rage. Susan Perabo writes about them in her essay, which is read by Ellie Kemper ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt").

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18:04Aug 8, 2018

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GPS For My Lost Identity | With Diane Guerrero

Sometimes, our deepest loves aren't people at all -- they're the places that make us feel most like ourselves. Laura Dave tells a story about one of those places in her essay, which is read by Diane Guerrero ("Orange is the New Black").

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20:17Aug 1, 2018
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Superheroes, Just For Each Other | With Mike Colter

Peter Goodman thought that he could fix any problem by sweeping his wife off her feet. But when his daughter was born, that strategy wasn't enough anymore. His essay is read by Mike Colter ("Luke Cage.")

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20:19Jul 25, 2018

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The Hunter-Gatherer, Parking Division | With Jason Alexander

The challenge of finding the perfect partner is matched only by the challenge of finding the perfect parking space in New York City. Jason Alexander ("Seinfeld") reads Andy Raskin's essay, about the search for love and parking in Chinatown.

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18:20Jun 20, 2018
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A Fear Stripped Bare | With Sarah Shahi

When she was growing up, Susan Sajadi thought that her mother was fearless. It wasn't until years later that she realized the truth was much more complicated. Her piece is read by Sarah Shahi, who stars in NBC's "Reverie."

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23:23Jun 6, 2018