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Things My Mother Told Me

Denise Guerra |
May 11, 2014 | 9:54 a.m. PDT

Detours/Neontommy Executive Producer

When it comes to learning life's toughest lessons, the women in our lives play an important role. From talking to strangers, to the act of simply listening, our reporters reminisce on their mom's biggest advice.

Detours is a storytelling podcast presented by Annenberg Radio News.

Reporter Joel Kutz tells the story of how one grandmother was there when the mother wasn't

Reporter Holly Thompson learned an important lesson about her mother's new friend.

The word "mother" can often mean different thing to different people. Reporter Ela Bernal talks about helping raise her twin brothers.

Sometimes mother knows best - especially when it comes to dating advice. Camille Requiestas reports.


Reach executive producer Denise Guerra here or on Twitter here.

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