Memory is weak, like water. It is strong, like waves.
But the heart it takes to share who you are, how much you’ve suffered only to be you, that’s something incredible.
This is the potential beauty of podcasts everywhere. This sudden light into the heart of someone else’s life.
It is a deft and warm example of how storytelling can bring us close to the real humanity of an individual.
When Tiptree wrote, she wasn’t extrapolating. She was responding. She always was. Her fiction is as harsh as the truth.