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10 Questions for Ira Glass (Time Magazine)

Do you have a relationship with your cousin, composer Philip Glass? David Potosky, MINNEAPOLIS

When I was growing up in Baltimore, he had long moved away to become [laughs] one of the most famous composers of the 20th century. I remember when I was thinking of leaving Baltimore to do journalism, my mom said to my dad, "Well, Philip moved away, and he did O.K." And I remember thinking, Can we lower the expectations a little here?

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