Part 1 Episode Notes

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Buckle up, friends! We're about to go on a wild ride with Parts 1 & 2 of Dr. Ball's story.

In Part 1 it should become clear that he was born into a family of radicals which, in a way, overdetermined who he would become and the work he would do later in life. In Part 1 it should also become clear that no matter how wild/aimless/mischievous one is in their youth, there's always time to turn it around 😅 Even if/when an "accidental crack rock" is involved (this really happened. just listen).

Part 2 Episode Notes

Part 1 Transcript


Part 2 Transcript


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