This is a story about a big, sprawling, functional family, and the lengths they’ve had to go to stick together, generation after generation. It’s a story about growing up in that family. And the moment you realize just how much has been taken for granted.
This story originally aired on Resistance, hosted by Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr.
Look, this is the funniest goddamned thing we’ve ever made. You owe it to us to listen. Hell, you owe it to yourself to listen. Because if you don’t listen, we’ll never forgive you. We’ll never forgive your descendents. We won’t even forgive your antecedents. In fact, your whole rotten genetic line will be sent to go pound sand.
Today we celebrate the massively acclaimed podcast Resistance with an episode called Borders Between Us. It’s the deeply personal, absolutely beautiful story about host Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr.’s own family. About the parents he lost, the regrets left behind, and the lessons he’s still trying to learn. It’s a deeply resonant, straight-up beautiful story. And it’s the best thing you'll hear today. Ev...