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On Our Minds S4 Ep 4: Masculinity is More Than Being Macho

Part of PBS Student Report Labs On Our Minds Podcast Series

American men are stuck in what’s being called a “friendship recession.” In this episode, students explore what’s going on with young men and their mental health and how redefining masculinity could help. Click here for this episode’s transcript.

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Segments were produced by Nico from Santa Clara, California, and Riona from Clarksburg, Maryland. Lead Podcast Producer Briget Ganske produced this episode with help from Associate Producer Jaylah Moore-Ross. Antonio Nevarez from KUOW’s RadioActive edited and mixed this episode.

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