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Big Little Questions

Here at the show, we get a lot of questions. Like, A LOT of questions. Tiny questions, big questions, short questions, long questions. Weird questions. Poop questions. We get them all.

And over the years, as more and more of these questions arrived in our inbox, what happened was, guiltily, we put them off to the side, in a bucket of sorts, where they just sat around, unanswered. But now we’re dumping the bucket out.

Today, our producers pick up a question that spilled out of that bucket, and venture out into the great unknown to find answers to some of life's greatest mysteries: coincidences; miracles; life; death; fate; will; and, of course, poop.

This piece was reported and produced by Rachael Cusick, Tracie Hunte, and Matt Kielty. 

Special thanks to Blake Nguyen, Sarah Murphy, and the New York Public Library. 

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