I See You - Zakiya Minifee

“I just hoped everyone thought I was Canadian.”

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I See You

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In this hour, stories about clarity and perspective. Seeing one another, feeling seen, and seeing oneself with the veil lifted. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Rae Wynn-Grant's perspective on America shifts while studying wildlife in Africa.

Angelica Lindsey-Ali makes Hajj while 8 months pregnant.

Grace Topinka joins a new friend for spa day.

Zakiya Minifee is determined to not be "that American" during a trip abroad.

Josh Holland meets his birth mother at 39.

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12:40
Grief and Gratitude in Maasailand

by Rae Wynn-Grant

Rae Wynn Grant's perspective on America shifts while studying wildlife in Africa.

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13:28
Ali Bonne Maman

by Angelica Lindsey-Ali

Angelica Lindsey-Ali makes Hajj while 8 months pregnant.

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04:50
Chicago Keep Your Friends Close

by Grace Topinka

Grace Topinka joins a new friend for spa day.

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04:48
Detroit Delayed Wonder

by Zakiya Minnifee

Zakiya Minifee is determined to not be "that American" during a trip abroad.

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05:54
Meeting Maureen

by Josh Holland

Josh Holland meets his birth mother at 39.

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Extras From This Episode

I See You extras

Zakiya Minifee

Mrh 2024 Zakiya Minifee Extra 1

Zakiya, her sister and Mom somewhere in Granada

Mrh 2024 Zakiya Minifee Extra 2

The exact spot in the Alhambra where they learned their fellow tourist had corrective eye surgery

Rae Wynn-Grant

Mrh2024 Rae Wynn Grant Extra 1

Rae with a bear

Mrh2024 Rae Wynn Grant Extra 2

Rae in the Maasai village, 2005

Josh Holland

Mrh2024 Josh Holland Extra 1​​

Josh and his mom

Mrh2024 Josh Holland Extra 2

Josh and Maureen

Mrh2024 Josh Holland Extra 3

Maureen and Mom and Josh's nephew

Grace Topinka

Mrh2024 Grace Topinka Extra 1

Grace and Chelsea in the podcast studio

Mrh2024 Grace Topinka Extra 2

Grace and Chelsea at their work holiday party where we both wore caped jumpsuits. They are now known for coordinating holiday party outfits

Angelica Lindsey-Ali

Mrh 2024 Angelica Lindsey Ali Extra 1

Angelica and her daughter, when she was a toddler

Mrh 2024 Angelica Lindsey Ali Extra 2

Angelica pregnant, 1 month before she made Hajj

Mrh 2024 Angelica Lindsey Ali Extra 3

Angelica's daughter now