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The Moth 504

The Moth features true stories told live on stage. In this episode: A young woman is told to keep her heritage a secret... by her mother; a reckless partier gets shipwrecked and has to sober up enough to save the day; and an author contends with her unsupportive mother on her deathbed.

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