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Sarah Silverman speaks at the 2019 New Yorker Festival on Oct. 12, 2019 in New York City. Brad Barket/Getty Images for The New Yorker hide caption

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Sarah Silverman is perfectly fine cringing at her former self. It means she's growing

As a kid, Silverman says, the fact that she wet the bed was her "deepest, darkest shame." Decades later, she wrote about the humiliation in her 2010 memoir The Bedwetter — now adapted into a musical.

Sarah Silverman speaks at the 2019 New Yorker Festival on Oct. 12, 2019 in New York City. Brad Barket/Getty Images for The New Yorker hide caption

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Sarah Silverman is perfectly fine cringing at her former self. It means she's growing

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Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia