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Makin It Through Grief, Loss, & Death

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John O'Connor, owner of Menlo Park Funerals; Ahuva Faraji, marriage and family therapist and a volunteer at the Center for Living with Dying; and Shelly Gillan, marriage and family therapist and the Director of Program and Client Services at Kara, join Makin It Radio to discuss grief, loss, and death (a lively discussion despite the topic).


Makin It Through Political Repression in China

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Catherine Meng, a Falun Gong practitioner and survivor of torture in a Chinese forced labor camp, and Allen Zeng, President and Founder of a Chinese pubic radio network: "Sound of Hope," speak about political repression in China. 



Makin It Through Divorce

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Divorce attorneys Brent Kaspar and Yvonne Seeley discuss betrayal, trust, children, the institution of marriage, money, infidelity, and love in the final stage of marriage's dissolution.








Makin It as a Republican in the Bay Area

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Margaret Metcalf of the Silicon Valley Association of Republican Women and Peter Verbica, President of the California Congress of Republicans, join Makin It Radio to discuss the policy priorities of the local Republican Party in the Bay Area.


Makin It as a Member of the LGBTQ Community

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Vinnie Pompei, Director of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Youth Well Being Project; Sameer Jha, Founder of The Empathy Alliance; and Christine Capuyan, Treasurer of Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF) join Makin It Radio to discuss what it's like to make it as a member of the LGBTQ community.




Makin It Through Homelessness

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Pastor Paul Bains of Project WeHOPE, Dr. Brian Greenberg of LifeMoves, and Randy Parker discuss homelessness in the Bay Area, its socio-economic drivers, the scale of the problem, and its human costs.

Makin It Through Burning Man

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Niels Joubert, Berlin Blount, and Sunny Wood, all members of the Techno Gecko team, discuss their experiences making it through Burning Man.