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A Family Loses and Finds What Matters

An episode of This American Life (the popular NPR radio show) focused on a young woman named Sara who was sharing her family's public fall from grace. She had grown up in a privileged family—enormous house, beautiful clothes, expensive schools, and country club memberships. Both her mom and dad had beautiful new Porsches. Her mom decked herself with beautiful jewelry. Sara's dad was an upwardly mobile lawyer. But despite the outward signs of success, ...

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