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#8 Jeremy

When Jonathan was 16, he thought he might become a rabbi. Things didn’t exactly work out that way.

November 15, 2016

#7 Julia

In grade 8, Julia was bullied so badly by a group of girls that she changed schools without telling anyone. Soon after, the girls from her old school showed up at her house and rang her doorbell.

November 8, 2016

#6 James

James’s father’s dying wish was for his ashes to be disposed of on the 18th hole of a fancy private golf course.

November 1, 2016

#5 Galit

Galit was Jonathan’s first girlfriend. When she dumped him, he cried a lot and then locked away his emotional vulnerability in a safe for the next several decades.

October 25, 2016

#4 Tony

Years ago, Tony messed up his relationship with each of his three godchildren owing to three difficult chapters in his life. Now, childless and single in his late 40’s, and fearing he may never have kids of his own, Tony wants to win them back.

October 11, 2016

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Jonathan Goldstein

Jonathan Goldstein did a show on CBC Radio. He does stories on This American Life. He wrote a few books and some magazine articles. His new show is called Heavyweight.

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