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Interview

Duration: 14:52

Themes Discussed:

Character Choices Confidence Courage Culture Education Experience Exploration Family Fear Fulfillment Goals Honesty Individualism Inspiration Money & Financial Security Passion Regrets Risk Self-Reflection Societal Pressures Struggle Support & Encouragement Transitions Values

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Staceyann Chin

Poet & Activist

New York, NY

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