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Simon Doonan

Every Expense Was Spared

Added: Feb 24, 2015

Recorded: Feb 9, 2012

A man sets out on a mission to fulfill a childhood desire.


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Photo by Sarah Stacke

Extras from this story:

Simon speaks with The Moth’s artistic director, Catherine Burns, in this web-exclusive full length interview.

Behind The Stories: Simon Doonan at The Moth by mothstories

Simon’s mother, Betty. Photo courtesy Simon Doonan.

Simon’s father, Terry. Photo courtesy Simon Doonan.

Simon and Jonathan after their marriage at San Francisco City Hall. Photo by Thor Swift Photography.