Bye Bye 2020

Bye Bye 2020

Andrea and Allison say goodbye to 2020.

On today’s episode hosts Andrea and Allison say goodbye to a shit year. They each took the prompt: Bye Bye 2020. Andrea got nothing and explains that the story she kept coming to--about her daughter having a rough time--is a story she’s not yet prepared to tell. Nothing else felt honest. 

Allison writes about her last chemo treatment on January 9, 2020. She was ready to move on from cancer forever, when six months later her dad sat down in her office midday and gave her the news: he had cancer. Her story is about the lessons she needs to learn. Again. 

Allison's essay might be a microcosm of what the world is going through with coronavirus and the quarantine.

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Theme music is by Amadians. Additional music by Podington Bear.

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