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June 7, 2022

🍋 we never really discussed it — with Nora

Have you ever tried to fit in so badly you changed your appearance? Were you aware of the subconscious reasons that may have lead…

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Feb. 25, 2022

🎹 a man is synonymous with describing a soldier — with Axel [Part II]

What are the known unknowns in your life? How about the unknown unknowns? It’s a scary thought isn’t it? All the things we have i…

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Feb. 2, 2022

🎹  it is not with bones and skin, it’s all with feeling — with Axel […

Who are you to yourself, when no one is around? Axel Kacoutié is not afraid to explore uncomfortable territory. We tread, not so …

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Jan. 11, 2022

✌🏽  the checklist we grew up with — with Nora G. [Part II]

Growing up did you feel like you had to adhere to a certain checklist? Be it your parent's, society's, or your religion's checkl…

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Dec. 24, 2021

✌🏽 no but where are you really from? — with Nora G. [Part I]

Do you hate being asked “no, but where are you really from?” This is the first of a two-part episode with my high school friend N…

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Dec. 16, 2021

🍄 being an "other" in a white majority — with Khairat

Have you ever felt "othered"? On this episode, I speak with my old friend Mohamed Khairat, a lawyer, journalist and founder of Eg…

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Dec. 8, 2021

🍃 but you're fun even though you're foreign — with Hedvig

Do you remember the first time you were called a foreigner? On this episode I speak with Hedvig Sandbu, a language and learning c…

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