Sylvia's parents are immigrants who want her to be a traditional girl. (17 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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Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion.
Jaime Amor does yoga storytelling for kids at Cosmic Kids Yoga and on YouTube. We ask her to try taking on a film for grownups.
Host Ira Glass with the last piece in today’s show, inspired by the New York Times podcast, The Daily. (3 minutes)