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May 14, 2021

The Daily

An ode to life's daily practices, and what you learn from doing a thing every single day.

Jeff Hinchee

Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION.

Prologue

Host Ira Glass goes to a block in New York City where, over a year into the pandemic, neighbors are still clapping for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (7 minutes)

So Nice to Hear Your Voice

Dee Brown’s routine is thrown totally out of whack when Covid hits. Her granddaughter, Cecilia Brown, helps her come up with a new one, and along the way documents a thing she never expected to. (18 minutes)

Song:

“Bless The Telephone” by Labi Siffre (Radio Only)