594: My Summer Self

594: My Summer Self

Aug 12, 2016
Summer is a time when change seems more possible than ever. But is that really how it happens? Can people actually reinvent themselves in the warmer months? This week we present stories — and some comedy — about people and their summer selves.
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Producer Dana Chivvis explores the case of a 66-year-old working lifeguard who is suing New York State for age discrimination after refusing to wear a Speedo on the job. (16 minutes)AgingWork
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    • "Speedo", The Cadillacs



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The photo Ira mentions in Act Two. That's him (left) doing a magic trick for Michael Jackson (right) in 1972 when they were both 13 years old.

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