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Family Secrets
Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 4,645 ratings
So excellent!
I love this podcast! The stories are fascinating to listen to and Danis voice is so soothing. And I love the intro music too!
JaneKley via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/15/21
I truly enjoy this podcast!
Thank you for this lovely podcast. I listen to this while walking my dog and I get a break from the world and politics and the pandemic. Thank you for the exposure to interesting material and thoughtful interviews.
Elle.24Chl via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/14/21
The best
My favorite podcast. Dani Shapiro does us all a great service by going into the inner worlds of people’s family histories with them. This is such a wonderful podcast.
anotherlistener88 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/04/21
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