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A Young Man's Game | With Stanley Tucci

When Rand Richards Cooper was in his 40s, he was faced with a question: How late is too late to first become a dad? He writes about it in his essay, which is read by Stanley Tucci ("A Private War").

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20:31Dec 5, 2018

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Maddy Just Might Work | Encore

Jennifer Finney Boylan -- an accomplished writer, academic and activist -- reads her own essay about coming out as transgender to her two young sons. This is an encore episode.

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21:11Nov 14, 2018
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How To Break Up With A 2-Year-Old | With Busy Philipps

We cross paths with so many people in our lives -- but only a few of them truly change the direction we thought we were headed in. Busy Philipps ("Busy Tonight") reads Laurie Sandell's piece, about the little girl who changed her path.

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18:54Nov 7, 2018
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A Life Plan For Two | With Olivia Munn

Some crushes are brief: The guy at the gym, the girl on Twitter, your barista. But others are epic -- and take on a life of their own. Olivia Munn ("The Predator") reads Marina Shifrin's essay.

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22:32Sep 26, 2018