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The Ways We Are Born — Again and Again

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If you think of your life as a series of births, what changes? The first birth is when you arrive here, as a wet, wiggling newborn. But there may be other transitions in your life that feel just as difficult and profound. Some people actually call those passages re-birth. But why does the birth metaphor matter?

This hour, we examine midwives, trans men, and born again Christians. Birth. Rebirth. And Born Again.

Interviews in this hour:

The Power of Choice When You're Giving Birth
Where Are the Midwives? 
Midwives in the Golden Age of Television
Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity
"Happy In My Own Skin": The Transition from Bess To Benn 
What Does it Really Mean to Be a Born Again Christian?

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