Like so many of us, Chad Sanders wants to feel a sense of belonging — but as he grows up, he feels too often like he's living in the shadows of other people’s judgment. Fortunately, life has a way of giving us glimpses into our limitless possibility. A magical high school English class and, later, an auspicious walk with the filmmaker Spike Lee give Chad two unforgettable windows to his creative flow. Turns out, by letting go of how others think he should be, Chad learns he can walk into every room as himself.
This episode is a Signal Awards Silver winner for Best Individual Episode — Bedtime Podcast.
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