Ira remembers the contentious family gatherings of holidays past - and how things have changed. (4 minutes)
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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.
Cindy and Dayana Carcamo are close.
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Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years.