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There are many kids who do not gradually discover that grown ups don’t have a handle on everything. These kids already know.
Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka moved suddenly from Japan to the U.S. when she was eight years old, and has long joked that it was because her grandmother kidnapped her from her dad.
Nadia and Karen have been arguing over Russian-ness since they needed to pick a school for Luka.
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Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughout the country.