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Children and Their Parents

GUEST HOST: CYNTHIA NIXON

Children And Thier Parents

"It's very hard for our parents who see us enter a world that they can't imagine." Alice Walker

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Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents stories about the family dynamics between children and parents. It's never too early to defy gender norms, as Ivan E. Coyote confides in “No Bikini,” read by Becca Blackwell. A woman confronts her mother's aging, and her own childlessness, in Kathryn Chetkovich's tender story “The World with My Mother Still in It,” read by Phillipa Soo. And three generations are “At the Zoo” in a story by Caitlin Horrocks: a rowdy grandpa, a sensitive child, and a mother caught between the two. The reader is Kate Walsh.

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