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A Young Man's Game | With Stanley Tucci

When Rand Richards Cooper was in his 40s, he was faced with a question: How late is too late to first become a dad? He writes about it in his essay, which is read by Stanley Tucci ("A Private War").

On A Serpentine Road | With Michelle Rodriguez

How do we choose what to hold onto from loved ones after they've died? Doris Iarovici asks that question in her essay, which is read by Michelle Rodriguez ("Widows").

A Forgotten Prayer, Answered | With Mira Sorvino

When Charlotte Bacon went to a temple in Bhutan, the place unlocked feelings in her that she hadn't truly realized were there. Her essay is read by Mira Sorvino ("StartUp").

Maddy Just Might Work | Encore

Jennifer Finney Boylan — an accomplished writer, academic and activist — reads her own essay about coming out as transgender to her two young sons. This is an encore episode.

How To Break Up With A 2-Year-Old | With Busy Philipps

We cross paths with so many people in our lives — but only a few of them truly change the direction we thought we were headed in. Busy Philipps ("Busy Tonight") reads Laurie Sandell's piece, about the little girl who changed her path.

An Ancient Coda To My 21st-Century Divorce | With Amy Landecker

After a divorce, it can feel like the last thing you want to do is revisit the past. But a ritual forced Cindy Chupack to do just that, in an essay read by actor Amy Landecker.

In The Waiting Room Of Estranged Spouses | Encore

In The Waiting Room Of Estranged Spouses | Encore

Lance Reddick, best known as Lt. Cedric Daniels on HBO's "The Wire," reads a story about infidelity and healing.

I Was Hardly a Perfect Fit | With John C. Reilly

Tim Elhajj was a divorced dad who was desperate to connect with his son — and decided that the best way to do that was to figure out his hat size. His essay is read by John C. Reilly (The Sisters Brothers).

The Plain, Unmarked Box Arrived | With Kristen Bell

Would you buy a sex chair? Well, Lori Jakiela did — and she writes about the chair, and the misadventures involved in trying to use it, in an essay that's read by Kristen Bell ("The Good Place.")

Escaping From A Dire Diagnosis On Match.com | With Rita Wilson

Would you start online dating just to make your best friend feel better? Author Victoria Redel did that, and she writes about in her piece, which is read by actor and singer Rita Wilson ("Bigger Picture").

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