Ira Glass's grandmother. (2 minutes)
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For more than a decade, Boris Furman has meticulously tracked the whereabouts of his family members, averaging the latitude and longitudes to arrive at “The Family Average Location.” But nobody really knows why.
Producer Aviva DeKornfeld was interested in the toll that having a wakeup-moment could have on a family, and she heard about someone who had a moment like that over a decade ago.
The first act of our show was about someone who has spent decades trying to close the gap with her sister because they were apart until she was eight years old.
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Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing.
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