My Dream of a Hotel Receptionist

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Finally: Growing up in the dreary London projects, Tanya dreamed of moving to Hollywood, where everything was sunshine and smiles. But when she hatched a plan to get there, she realized there was more than just the Atlantic ocean standing in her way.

Tanya Frank is a writer and Airbnb entrepreneur living in Los Angeles. She's writing a memoir about her transatlantic life.

Auntie Betty visiting young Tanya around 1970
Courtesy of Tanya Frank

Tanya today, at the Swayze stove
Courtesy of Tanya Frank

Episode photo: Landon Patterson
Courtesy of Landon Patterson and Teresa DiGirolamo



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