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Dental Deja Vu

Producer Gwen Macsai was 31 when, for the second time in her life, she was subjected to that ubiquitous teenage torture device . . . the dental retainer.

1993 / Gwen Macsai / Taki Telonidis / Morning Edition, NPR, USA

Producer Gwen Macsai was 31 when, for the second time in her life, she was subjected to that ubiquitous teenage torture device . . . the dental retainer.

Macsai found herself both surprised and humiliated that a mere dental appliance could unearth deep-seated (and rightfully) suppressed memories that unfortunately, she could no longer ignore.


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Gwen Macsai

Gwen Macsai is an award-winning radio producer, writer, and host.

Taki Telonidis

Taki Telonidis is Senior Supervising Editor for Reveal , an award winning radio show and podcast that’s dedicated to exposing injustice and holding the powerful accountable.


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