Until I was a sophomore in high school, I grew up in the St. Louis area, across the Mississippi River in Illinois on the east side of the metropolitan area. We were so close to the city, in fact, that I recall watching the huge cranes build the Gateway Arch, which today is the most identifiable part of the St. Louis skyline.
My childhood neighborhood was unique in a lot of ways, and it contributed immensely to my overall education about life. In fact, it continues to influence my thinking to this day, but not in the ways you may think—especially considering the title of this episode.
Tune in to this episode and I’ll fully explain what I mean. I don’t think you’ll want to miss this one
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