Family Secrets


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Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir In...Show More

36:11 | Oct 10th, 2019

Growing up in suburban New York, Joanna was always aware of two pastel portraits of children she assumed were just part of her parents’ art collection. But sometimes she would hear her mother on the p...Show More

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This was so heartbreaking 😢 I understand the mother’s point of view but I don’t think it’s necessarily better for her to have found out as ...Show More

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24:45 | Mar 7th, 2019

What if, as a child born into a white Jewish family, anytime someone remarked about your skin color, a story was told about a distant Sicilian grandfather? Even if it was obvious that wasn't the whole...Show More

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When you're Black, but your parents are both White and tell you that you're White. Are you Black or White? Fascinating episode.

09:13 | Jan 16th

In this bonus episode we hear from listeners in the Family Secrets community. To share your secret, call 1-888-SECRET-0. This month, Dani’s taking Family Secrets on the road. To get your tickets, visi...Show More

05:06 | Jan 10th

Big news, Family Secrets fans: there’s a new season headed your way in just a few weeks (the first episode drops February 6—mark your calendars!) ‘Til then, it seems as though there’s no end to the nu...Show More
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