ABOUT 

This Story Has Not Been Told is a podcast featuring the perspectives and experiences of folks who we don't usually hear from in mainstream media. Guests of the show could be a loved one, a neighbor, a co-worker—someone whose story is unfolding every day and we might take for granted, or never lend enough thought to. The podcast explores a range of human experiences: how someone grieves the loss of a parent in their early adulthood; what it is like for people to find love and acceptance as they grapple with their identities; how childhood lessons about success can lead to adulthood anxieties around failure. If you tune in to the show, you might be surprised by what you can learn from strangers across the U.S. You might be even more surprised by what you find in common and relate to with each guest. 
The stories that have been told on the podcast
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Theresa Chu, dog mom, beer enthusiast, and former small business owner 
Episode 5: A Spectacular Failure
These stories have been told on the podcast
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Theresa Chu, dog mom, craft beer enthusiast, and former small business owner 
Episode 5: A Spectacular Failure
Raafe Purnsley AKA Stormie Daie, drag queen extraordinaire
Episode 2: Raafe's Rainbow Braids
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Alex Stayer-Brewington, Presbyterian pastor and  Lumbee Tribe member
Episode 4: Alex Can't be an Indian on His Own 
Sinthia Shabnam, poet, policy researcher, and activist 
Episode 9: Sinthia's Marvel Origin Story
The Host, Liann Yamashita, is a Sociology PhD candidate at Duke University. Liann's love of storytelling started while during her childhood as she was raised by a Korean immigrant mom in Hawaii. Growing up in Hawaii, a state with a large Asian American population, Liann looked like many of her peers. However, she felt unlike many of her friends whose parents had lived in the islands for generations. Searching for people who could understand the challenges of growing up in an immigrant household, Liann turned to books and stories by Asian American writers. Reading these narratives and recognizing her own experiences in these authors' writing, it was if Liann was having her first honest conversation with someone about what it was like to grow up with an immigrant parent. Since then, Liann has aspired to share other people's stories in the hopes of creating the connections, empathy, and sense of community that she sought. According to her podcast guests, Liann has a "great podcast/radio voice": a deep, velvety smooth tone to entice listeners. d as a "perfect podcast/radio voice" and 
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