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Episode 51: The DNA of America with David Rubenstein podcast Nov 10, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by David Rubenstein, successful businessman, philanthropist, and lover of American history. Sharon and David discuss the core beliefs that make up America’s DNA as mentioned in David’s most recent book “The American Experiment.” David...

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Episode 50: Medgar Evers and the Civil Rights Movement podcast Nov 05, 2021

In this solo episode, Sharon tells the courageous story of Mississippi native Medgar Evers. Medgar was a well-known and well-liked man who was involved in many organizations throughout his time in college, and following this, he became involved in the NAACP and the Civil Rights movement of the...

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Episode 49: No Cure for Being Human with Kate Bowler podcast Nov 05, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by bestselling author, Kate Bowler. At the age of 35, Kate was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer. Tired of relentlessly positive mantras and advice on how to live her “best life now,” Kate questioned how to grapple with her grim diagnosis in a...

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Episode 48: Minnesota: The Exclave with Raphi Nussbaum podcast Nov 01, 2021

In this episode, Sharon speaks with Raphi Nussbaum about Angle Inlet, Minnesota, a tiny community in North America’s Lake of the Woods. Angle Inlet is an exclave of American Territory that is entirely surrounded by water, Ontario, and Manitoba. Nestled in the Lake of the Woods, Angle Inlet...

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Episode 47: The Woman They Could Not Silence with Kate Moore podcast Oct 29, 2021

In this episode, Sharon interviews author Kate Moore about her latest book, The Woman They Could Not Silence. Kate and Sharon uncover the shocking details of the life of Elizabeth Packard who was admitted to an insane asylum by her husband for simply disagreeing with him. Elizabeth not only...

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Episode 46: Michigan: Exploring the Magic of Michigan with Sharon McMahon podcast Oct 27, 2021

In this episode, Sharon explores the rich ecosystem of the state of Michigan. Known as the “Great Lakes State” Michigan is comprised of two peninsulas that are separated by the Straits of Mackinac, called the Lower Peninsula, and the Upper Peninsula (UP). Known for its fresh water...

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Episode 45: Building Connection Through Creativity with Morgan Harper Nichols podcast Oct 27, 2021

In this episode, Sharon sits down with Morgan Harper Nichols, the ultimate creator. Known for her art, words, and music, Sharon describes Morgan as a must-follow on Instagram for inspiration. Morgan grew up in a very creative family and started creating when she was young and loved sharing her...

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Episode 44: Massachusetts: 1,100 Strongly-Worded Letters with Kaben Kramer podcast Oct 22, 2021

In this episode, Sharon tells Kaben Kramer about the best letter-writer of all time, Abigail Adams. Born and raised in the great state of Massachusetts, Abigail wrote over 1,100 letters to her husband, President John Adams, throughout his political career. Her words packed a punch, and her...

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Episode 43: Taking Paris & Writing Bestsellers with Martin Dugard podcast Oct 21, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Martin Dugard, a fellow history buff and the bestselling author of “Taking Paris” and “Killing Lincoln.” Martin and Sharon discuss why history is anything but boring and talk about Martin’s latest book “Taking Paris.”...

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Episode 42: Maryland: The Man Who Gave America its Anthem with Sharon McMahon podcast Oct 18, 2021

In this episode, Sharon talks about a 19th century American Lawyer, Francis Scott Key, whose best-known contribution to American history was writing the US National Anthem, the Star-Spangled Banner. We all know the words “Land of the Free, Home of the Brave,” but what do we know...

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Episode 41: Embracing the High 5 Habit with Mel Robbins podcast Oct 15, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by bestselling author and world-renowned speaker, Mel Robbins, who talks about her latest book, The High 5 Habit. After experiencing the lowest point in her life, Mel did something life-changing: She gave herself a high-five in the mirror. Mel uncovers the magic...

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Episode 40: Maine: Staying for the Finish with Elsie Larson podcast Oct 13, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Elsie Larson, creator of A Beautiful Mess, to share the story of Senator Margaret Chase Smith, a Maine woman who refused to take no for an answer. Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman in U.S history to hold a seat in both houses of Congress. With nearly...

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