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Episode 117:
Elizabeth

Published
Nov 06, 2017

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3 Comments on Elizabeth

  1. Jon Darkow says:

    This was awesome! Thanks for doing this!!! I loved the closing remarks of the people that suffered before us.

  2. Elle says:

    I️ love this episode. I️ did a report on this in college and have been wondering why no one knows this history. About the people and the places and the animals this all relates to. Also the religious and cultural issues along with. (They should really make a movie.) Thank you for handling this subject with more depth than this overgrown student.

  3. Nathan says:

    This hit home for me, since both of my children have Type 1 diabetes. There was some crying, yes, but I also found a deeper appreciation for the current availability of insulin and technology which allows diabetics to live long, normal lives. Thank you for the much-needed context. T1D is an expensive, annoying disease, but it is good to remember that once it was a death sentence, and that we’ve come a long way.

    I have many memory palace episodes which vie to be my favorite, but this one is the most important to me. I am going to share it far and wide.

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