Strangers features stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindness we encounter, and the frightful moments when we discover we aren't who we thought we were. Based in Los Angeles, CA.



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Meet the host

Lea Thau


Lea Thau is a Peabody Award-winning producer and host of the podcast Strangers. With more than six million downloads per year, the show is popular with fans and critics alike. Slate named an episode of Strangers one of “The 25 Best Podcast Episodes Ever” and Strangers won the 2015 Public Radio March Madness Bracket Contest.



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