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Strangers

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Rank #138 in Personal Journals category

Society & Culture
Personal Journals
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This show will return late summer 2019. Subscribe to receive new content the moment it is released. Enjoy the archive in the meantime and thank you for your immense patience during my hiatus! Strangers features true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren't even who we thought we were.

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This show will return late summer 2019. Subscribe to receive new content the moment it is released. Enjoy the archive in the meantime and thank you for your immense patience during my hiatus! Strangers features true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren't even who we thought we were.

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Miss you!

By IAmAumm - Sep 18 2019
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I miss your beautiful stories! Hope you are doing well. I love this podcast and I look forward to hearing more in the future.

Take your time

By 124Bluestone - Jul 21 2019
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I will wait and I KNOW it will be worth it.

iTunes Ratings

5322 Ratings
Average Ratings
4660
318
135
82
127

Miss you!

By IAmAumm - Sep 18 2019
Read more
I miss your beautiful stories! Hope you are doing well. I love this podcast and I look forward to hearing more in the future.

Take your time

By 124Bluestone - Jul 21 2019
Read more
I will wait and I KNOW it will be worth it.
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Strangers

Updated 2 days ago

Rank #138 in Personal Journals category

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This show will return late summer 2019. Subscribe to receive new content the moment it is released. Enjoy the archive in the meantime and thank you for your immense patience during my hiatus! Strangers features true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren't even who we thought we were.

Rank #1: Terry’s Treasure

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Producer Lea Thau embarks on a strange online dating adventure. Get the full story here.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30 2013
31 mins
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Rank #2: Claire Obscure

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It starts with a murder and ends with new questions. In between there’s Claire’s story. That’s not her real name. It’s neither her old name, nor her new name. It’s the name she took to tell this story. Warning: this episode contains graphic and disturbing content. Do not listen with children. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11 2017
56 mins
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Rank #3: Love Hurts

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While doing a story about online dating, Lea gets her heart broken (yet again). Get the full story here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 15 2014
36 mins
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Rank #4: The Truth

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Ashley’s husband, Corey, is accused of the worst thing imaginable. What follows sends the family on an ever darkening journey, swinging between answers, hypotheses, emotions, and, ultimately, the truth. This story is not appropriate for children. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28 2016
49 mins
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Rank #5: My Father’s Bones

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One day when Susan was five, her father came home and nailed her bunk bed shut. That was the beginning of a long strange journey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09 2015
30 mins
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Rank #6: The Waxing Virgin — Then and Now

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Four years ago, we met Becca, a virgin in her 30s who waxed genitals for a living. On this episode we play her original story, along with an update about what Becca has been up to since then… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15 2016
28 mins
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Rank #7: Left Right Black White

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A stereotypical, Whole-Foods-shopping, NPR-listening liberal finds herself in an alliance of Republicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04 2015
36 mins
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Rank #8: Lex

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When you start to think your own child might have a propensity for violence, what do you do? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11 2016
34 mins
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Rank #9: Not By Accident

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So you’re 37 and single….  On this third installment of our “Summer of Love” series, we explore the singles’ experience with two intimate stories from the lovely podcast “Not by Accident” by Sophie Harper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08 2016
42 mins
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Rank #10: Jack Be Nimble, Part 1

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A run-down trailer in small town Texas, Sunday mornings with Charlie Chaplin, heroine-dazed zombies, fighting off dragons, and narrowly escaping real life monsters — this was Jack’s life when she was a little girl. It was about survival from the very beginning. This episode is not suitable for children. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05 2017
34 mins
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Rank #11: Franky Carrillo: Life

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A man spends 20 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, but comes out ahead… Get the full story here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11 2013
38 mins
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Rank #12: Sexistential

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What exactly does a sex surrogate do? Meet Kendra Holliday to find out. Warning: This content is not suitable for children.     Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19 2015
33 mins
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Rank #13: Elizabeth and Mary, Part 1

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Would you give a kidney to a stranger? Inspired by a previous episode of Strangers, Elizabeth decided to do just that. This is Part 1 of the story that ensued. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29 2016
44 mins
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Rank #14: Love Hurts 2

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Lea continues her quest to discover why she’s been single for nearly four years. She interviews yet another guy who turned her down to find out why he didn’t want to date her, and tells stories of her past loves and present dates. Get the full story here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03 2014
29 mins
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Rank #15: Love Hurts 3

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On this episode, Lea seeks dating advice from two experts…and lets it all hang out. “Love Hurts” is a series in which Lea investigates why she is single. We recommend listening to the episodes in order. Get the full story here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17 2014
43 mins
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Rank #16: Worth Saving

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Annie Bradley was raised to believe that women shouldn’t have opinions or make decisions. But what happens when her life depends on a radical split-second decision? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18 2016
23 mins
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Rank #17: The Son, The Goddess, and Leopoldo

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Born in a coven of lesbian witches in a Haight-Ashbury commune after the fall of Saigon, young Joshua Safran soon hit the open road with his single mother, Claudia, and things only got stranger from there. A word of warning: this story contains some disturbing moments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30 2016
46 mins
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Rank #18: The Mind Shaft

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Greg O’Brien was in his late 50s when strange things started happening… Get the full story here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 05 2014
30 mins
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Rank #19: Outside In

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One day when her daughter was 1 month old, Nanna Balslev took the elevator to the top floor of one of the tallest buildings in Copenhagen. Here’s why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13 2016
27 mins
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Rank #20: Eleven Up

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Today’s story is about two families trying to become one family. One set of parents is white, one is black, one lives in Portland, OR, the other in Miami, FL, one is Canadian/American, the other is Haitian/American. So, geographically, demographically, and socio-economically they live in very different worlds, but when we started following them more … Continue reading Eleven Up → Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12 2016
1 hour 6 mins
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