Family Secrets

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 Apr 8, 2019

Heather
 Feb 26, 2019
This is a refreshing podcast that gets down to the real and true feelings we all have about our families, the questions we have growing up, the feeling we have always had that something isn't right, those gut feelings you can't speak up about. Well written, beautifully spoken, and meaningful, this podcast is top notch!

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Family Secrets. Every family has them. When Dani Shapiro accidentally stumbled upon a massive secret that had been kept from her all her life, she dove headlong into discovering everything she could about how that secret had shaped her reality and her destiny. Then she started talking with other people about their family secrets. Join Dani and her guests as they explore the power of family secrets and the ways in which discovering – and revealing – the truth can liberate us.

Episode Date
Bonus Episode: Inheritance
919
On this bonus episode, Dani shares an excerpt from her New York Times best-selling novel ‘Inheritance.’<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Apr 18, 2019
Bonus Episode: Jennifer Mendelsohn on Genealogy and Secrets
1652
This bonus episode features an edited conversation between Dani Shapiro and journalist and genealogy expert, Jennifer Mendelsohn, at Politics &amp; Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Apr 11, 2019
Don't Duck
2144
Sylvia Boorstein grew up in a loving, close-knit family. But in the background lingered a grief-filled secret. As an adult she allowed herself to explore the secret, and one day, on a hunch, visited the cemetery where her mother was buried.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Apr 04, 2019
The Secret Son
2885
While walking her dogs one evening Laura Engel received a life-changing email that transported her back to a home for unwed mothers in New Orleans.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Mar 28, 2019
Band of Men
2525
Tim Ehrlich's secret nearly killed him. But he and a group of other men with the same secret found the courage to come forward and reveal it, and in doing so heal a lifetime of pain. (Warning this episode contains explicit information about sexual abuse).&nbsp;<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Mar 21, 2019
Zygote Baby
2223
Jane Mintz's parents were forthright about her being adopted, but not about her birth mother's identity. As an adult, Jane found her biological mother and discovered many more secrets, the cost of keeping them, and why we all deserve to know where we come from.&nbsp;<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Mar 14, 2019
Little White Lie
1485
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 story? Lacey Schwartz talks about what it's like to live in an alternate universe of knowing-not knowing your own secret.&nbsp;<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Mar 07, 2019
A Joyful Heart
2349
Debbie Millman's story is one of extraordinary resilience in the face of trauma and the redemptive power of love and strength found in the unlikeliest of places. (Warning: this episode contains explicit information about sexual abuse.)<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 28, 2019
Open Secret
2476
As a child, Steve Lickteig was told that he was adopted. But that didn't turn out to be entirely true, or even half of the story.&nbsp;<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 21, 2019
One Drop
2045
Imagine living in one of the whitest enclaves in America, so white that just four people of color were recorded by the census bureau. Now imagine that your father "slipped over the color line" to be there. Bliss Broyard discusses her family secret and how it formed her life, past and present.&nbsp;<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 14, 2019
The Very Image
2706
Growing up Jim Graham never felt at home in his father's house. But it wasn't until he was well into adulthood that a family secret revealed why. For two decades Jim's tenacity led him through the maze of the Catholic Church archives to learn the truth of his origins.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 14, 2019
Inheritance
986
Author Dani Shapiro reveals what it was like to, by chance, discover a shocking secret about herself, and what this secret taught her about identity, family, and new beginnings.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 14, 2019
A Shock to the System
204
Dani Shapiro reveals what it feels like to uncover a family secret and how that secret leads to self-exploration.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jan 16, 2019
Family Secrets Trailer
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Dani Shapiro dared to tell her family secret. In return, others told her theirs. Explore how family secrets shape us, distort us and … liberate us.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Dec 17, 2018