Sink or Swim

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Stories of people who find themselves in over their heads. A high school student, Chauncey Julius (pictured meeting then-President Bill Clinton), turns his life around, only to be overwhelmed by all the attention he gets for his success. And a former heroin addict realizes that he wants to help other addicts kick their habits. The problem is, he wants to do this using a substance that is completely illegal, and which requires expertise he doesn't have.

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Ira Glass