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We believe you don’t need to be a superstar, an astronaut, to be rich or to have millions of followers to have interesting stories.

Throughout our travels, we have met ordinary people with fascinating stories that deserve to be heard by everyone… what do these people have in common?

They are just interesting people!

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Just Interesting People Jeremie and Rosie

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 44 Ratings

We believe you don’t need to be a superstar, an astronaut, to be rich or to have millions of followers to have interesting stories.

Throughout our travels, we have met ordinary people with fascinating stories that deserve to be heard by everyone… what do these people have in common?

They are just interesting people!

Follow us on Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/justinterestingpeople
https://www.instagram.com/jeremieandre_fr
https://www.instagram.com/rosieandre_com

    Yanti Amos: from lawyer to yoga studio owner

    Yanti Amos: from lawyer to yoga studio owner

    Yanti shares her life journey with us which took her to many different corners of the world!

    Born in Australia with Indonesian parents, Yanti grew up looking different from others and - still to this day - had to answer how she could speak such fluent English considering her Indonesian physical traits. Yanti shares with us the origin of her name, and the importance of her Javanese origins in her life.

    Yanti has been a successful lawyer for 17 years in multiple countries. However, after "a mid-life crisis" as she calls it, she made a huge change and became a yoga instructor & studio owner in New York City!

    Towards the end of the episode, we also talk about how during the pandemic, by simply reaching out to friends around the globe, she ended up putting together a group of more than 100 women to share their stories & support each other about their domestic violence experiences.

    Enjoy!

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Rebecca Alexander: crushing life with Usher Syndrome

    Rebecca Alexander: crushing life with Usher Syndrome

    Rebecca is an author (Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found), psychotherapist, public speaker (including a TedTalk), group fitness instructor, extreme athlete and disability right advocate... yes, all of that!

    She also has a genetic disorder called Usher Syndrome type 3, which causes her to go deaf and blind. Rebecca first started losing her sight at age 12, then her hearing a few years later. She now reads brail, is fluent in sign language and protactile sign language.

    Rebecca talks to us about her journey discovering Usher Syndrome, how she coped with changes in her body as a teen but also how she is doing lots of fun things to enjoy life now (and as she says, "to feel alive") while she still has her sight and hearing (including hiking Mount Kilimanjaro).

    Rebecca shares with us why it is important for her to raise awareness for her community and how important it is to find your community. Plus we talk about inspiration porn and how disabled people are just people doing normal things.

    We loved this conversation and hope you do too.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Special: Q&A, we answer our guests' questions

    Special: Q&A, we answer our guests' questions

    In today's episode, we decided to switch places (again). This time, our guests are asking us some questions. We, Rosie & Jeremie, answer questions from 5 previous guests; Mama Joy, Rodrigo, Katie, Séfora, and Yari and cover various topics.

    Let us know if you enjoy getting to know us a bit more with these kind of episodes... we have more questions in the bag 😉

    Enjoy the episode!

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    • 37 min
    Margi Marchetti: exploring gender identity as a non-binary person

    Margi Marchetti: exploring gender identity as a non-binary person

    Margi is - among many things - a non binary person who talks to us about their experience with exploring their gender identity, coming out, how important language & pronouns are to them, ways that cis straight people can be allies to the Queer community, and much more.

    We also talk about how important fun is in their life and how mental health & a bipolar diagnosis has affected their life.

    We loved recording this episode and we hope you enjoy listening too!

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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Erin Opfell: my male to female transition story

    Erin Opfell: my male to female transition story

    After going viral on LinkedIn thanks to a post about her transition, Erin comes on the show to tell us about her story.

    As she told us, she always wanted to be a girl, she dreamed about it. However, she was born as a boy in a very strict family where this was simply not acceptable, she was not able to explore her gender identity for many years, and had to repress this side of herself until becoming an adult.

    Erin talks to us about multiple business trips she took to the Philippines, and how they impacted her in the long journey of becoming who she wanted to be.

    It has not been easy for Erin - as it is often the case for transgender people unfortunately - but after years of living in the closet, she is now out & happy to be her true authentic self, and is ready to embark on a new adventure that is her transition.

    We really hope your enjoy this episode!

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Catalyst Miami: empowering marginalized communities

    Catalyst Miami: empowering marginalized communities

    Today we welcome Carolina Fernandez & Alyssa Delgado from Catalyst Miami. The non-profit organization Catalyst Miami was founded in 1996 by Daniella Levine Cava. They invest in communities of color in Miami-Dade to help & empower them against economic & racial injustices created by the system.

    Catalyst Miami provides a multitude of services to individuals in situations of crises, but also creates programs to empower & generate more sustainable long-term resources for communities that have been left-out for decades.

    Carolina & Alyssa both share what motivated them to join Catalyst Miami, what are the situations they face regularly, and what they are putting in place to help families & people in need.

    If you want to support Catalyst, visit their website where you can donate & support them for the upcoming Give Miami Day.

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    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Miami Trainer ,

Great P-Cast

Genuine hosts with great conversations. I totally enjoyed their podcast and would 100% recommend it to all my friends.

Vanessa Arias Ruiz ,

I love the real conversations

Jeremie & Rosie do an amazing job facilitating deep and authentic conversations and showing the stories of people around the world with something interesting to say. This podcast is a beautiful space for mindfulness, creativity, inspiration & growth. There is something beautiful about giving someone a voice, and creating a safe place for them to talk about their experiences and inspire others.

Keep going!

Cindy M.D. ,

Authentic, genuine, diverse

Love this podcast! The name says it all - they truly do interview Interesting People! I love the diversity of the people and conversations. Great listen 👍🏾

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