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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 Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us.

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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 Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us.

    A Message from Dani

    A Message from Dani

    Season 10 will launch in June; in the meantime, here’s an update on all things Family Secrets, some of which hit quite close to home.
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    • 6 min
    A Virtuosic Patient

    A Virtuosic Patient

    Alice’s upbringing is one of simultaneous excess and absence, and in the deep canyon between the two, she loses herself entirely. In order to finally find herself and heal, she must confront the complicated truths and lies told by her artist parents.
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    • 52 min
    An Answer to the Offness

    An Answer to the Offness

    Maggie made a life for herself as a successful poet, wife, and proud mother of two. But after years of marriage, she sensed something to be terribly off. When her intuition led to a painful discovery, she could finally claim her truth and grow.
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    • 49 min
    You Belong to the Mystery

    You Belong to the Mystery

    Her paternity. Her health. Her very self. For many years, these are all mysteries to Kimberly. As she reckons with this myriad of unknowns, she learns more than she ever expected to know.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Self I Could Have Been

    The Self I Could Have Been

    In his journey toward self-discovery, Shane must reconstruct his past by cobbling together memories of his kidnapping, upbringing, and the enormous swell of questions which once defined his identity.
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    • 30 min
    This Was All Supposed to be Secret

    This Was All Supposed to be Secret

    Susan takes great lengths and risks to get answers about her biological family. But sometimes, in the world of family secrets, these kinds of answers beget more questions.
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    • 57 min

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