Episode 80: Tara Westover

In this heartbreaking yet hopeful episode, the author of the stunning new memoir Educated, opens up about growing up in a family of radical Mormon survivalists whose parents were opposed to traditional medical care and formal schooling.  She broke free by teaching herself enough to pass a high school equivalency test and going to college, eventually earning a Ph.D. from Cambridge University.

Posted on March 7, 2018 .