The Daily Smile

By Wondery

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 Jun 18, 2020
Joyful, heartwarming, wholesome, touching stories told by people interviewed by a funny, passionate woman. Highly recommended.

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Everyone needs a reminder about just how good people can be. On Wondery’s new series The Daily Smile, host Nikki Boyer brings you stories that will make you feel good each weekday morning. With interviews, inspiring clips, and chats with special guests and passionate friends, The Daily Smile takes you on a journey into goodness, gives you all the feels, and will leave you with a smile on your face.


Episode Date
Catching Up with Karamo Brown
00:26:38

Staying home was a change for everyone — but it was an especially big shift for Karamo Brown. He’s been on the go ever since Queer Eye became an overnight sensation two years ago… and now that he’s had some downtime, he wants to share what he’s learned and what’s making him smile.

Follow Karamo Brown on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook 

Check out his podcast “Karamo”

Follow Queer Eye on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Aug 07, 2020
The Good Bad Dad Jokes Do
00:17:55

Tom Schruben likes to tell jokes. Really bad dad jokes. And when he shared them with his friends and neighbors, he found that in times of trouble, a bad joke can do a whole lot of good.

See more of Tom’s bad dad jokes on Instagram or Facebook

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Aug 06, 2020
Finding Joy at the Hollywood Bowl
00:18:54

When Gil Roscoe needed something to take his mind off his grief, he decided to apply for a new job. He had no idea it would lead to a whole new world that would reopen his heart.

Find Gil’s novels on Amazon, or read his essay in the LA Times

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Aug 05, 2020
The Case of the Missing Bear
00:18:35

In Vancouver, Canada, a beloved teddy bear is stolen. Nikki and Mr. Malone discuss what they would do if this happened to them and walk through the twists and turns of the case — including an offer to help from an A-list celebrity… 

Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and Instagram

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Aug 04, 2020
Rising from the Ashes
00:20:10

Photographer Norma Quintana likes to collect things. Vintage cameras, antiques, old photographs, artwork. And when a massive fire destroyed everything she and her family owned, she was devastated. But Norma found a creative way to work through her grief. And now she’s sharing it to help others, too.

Check out Norma Quintana's Forage From Fire

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Aug 03, 2020
Ice Cream Dreams
00:17:49

Dr. Maya Warren has the sweetest job in the world. Traveling the globe, with only one thing on her mind. And it's probably not what you think.

Follow Dr. Maya on Instagram and Twitter

Discover Dr. Maya’s no-churn ice cream recipes on her website

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Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 31, 2020
8,000 Love Poems
00:19:46

Peter Gordon loved his wife so much, he told her in a poem every day. But when she passed away, he had to find a new way to keep the love alive.

Read Peter’s poems to Alison at A Love in Verse.

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Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 30, 2020
The Adventures of Justin & Yip Yip
00:19:40

Nikki and Mr. Malone take a wild ride down the river as they discuss the tale of a Canadian man and his animal sidekick.

Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and Instagram

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Jul 29, 2020
Miles for Smiles
00:16:17

Billy Flanigan is an entertainer at heart. He’s worked at Walt Disney World for nearly 40 years — but when the park closed down in March, he found a new way to create smiles.

Follow Billy on Instagram 

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 28, 2020
One True Calling
00:20:47

Alwiya Ahmed wants to be a doctor. But when her life takes an unexpected turn, she has to make a difficult choice. Put her plans on hold or keep following her dream.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 27, 2020
When A Chicken Goes To COSTCO
00:16:56

What happens when the chicken crosses the road and ends up at the local COSTCO? Nikki and Mr. Malone are going to find out... 

Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and Instagram

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Jul 24, 2020
Heroes Wear Masks
00:14:17

When Neal Brandenburg wanted to find a project for him and his kids to stave off lock down boredom, he took up sidewalk chalk art. What he didn’t know was that his newfound hobby would deliver an inspirational message to an entire city.

Follow Neal him on Instagram or check out his artwork at Heroes Wear Masks.

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 23, 2020
RE: Do Not Tell Mommy 🤫
00:19:01

Bing and Georgie Mendoza had a beautiful marriage for decades. But when it came time to celebrate their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, Bing had a plan that no one in the family could have expected. And it would take extra help from their daughter Aly to pull it off.

Follow Aly Mendoza on Instagram and YouTube

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Jul 22, 2020
Competing To Be Herself
00:16:48

Miss Utah USA Rachel Slawson has competed in her share of beauty pageants, but it took a long time for her to compete in them on her own terms — and this year, she made history.

Follow Rachel Slawson on Instagram, Twitter, and online

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Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 21, 2020
Made From Scratch
00:14:36

When Michelle Brenner was put on furlough, she decided to use her extra time and some tomato sauce, ground beef, and noodles to provide comfort to her Washington community.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

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Jul 20, 2020
Wondery Presents Blood Ties Season 2
00:11:58

Blood Ties Season 2 is out now!

Blood Ties is a scripted audio drama starring Gillian Jacobs, Josh Gad, Dominic Monaghan, Amy Landecker, and Wayne Knight.  

After the sudden death of Michael and Eleonore Richland’s billionaire father, disturbing allegations emerge about his dark past. These revelations thrust them into a fight they’re completely unprepared for. As the stakes of telling the truth continue to rise, they grapple with their father’s legacy and what to do with it. 

Listen today at wondery.fm/bloodties_tds.

Jul 18, 2020
A Mysterious Letter
00:23:51

Nikki gets a mysterious letter in the mail from someone named Jamie. He asks her to call him. But she doesn’t know anyone named Jamie. So what should she do? Ignore it, or give into her curiosity and see what happens?

Learn more about JFI Productions

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Jul 17, 2020
From a Moment to a Movement
00:15:28

Autumn Gupta and Bryanna Wallace have one of those friendships that feels more like a sisterhood. They work to make each other better — and when the Black Lives Matter movement took off, they teamed up to help make the world better, too. 

Learn more about Justice in June

Follow Bryanna and Autumn on Twitter

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Jul 16, 2020
One Step at a Time
00:14:41

After doctors said he would never walk again, Robert Paylor made a miraculous recovery and walked out of the hospital. Now, he uses his experience recovering from a catastrophic injury to inspire others.

Jul 15, 2020
Tiny Adventures
00:18:21

When travel photographer Erin Sullivan is forced to stay at home, she finds a way to continue exploring without leaving her apartment.

Follow Erin Outdoors on Instagram, Twitter, and online

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Jul 14, 2020
Notes in the Walls
00:16:16

There must be something about the houses in England. Nikki and Mr. Malone discuss two separate cases of people finding hidden notes in their walls decades after the messages were written.

Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and Instagram

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Jul 13, 2020
Don't Worry, Eat Happy
00:18:18

Tomme Beevas loves bringing people together through food at his restaurant in Minneapolis. But when his city shuts down, he finds a new way to serve-- one that helps the community heal.


Visit Pimento Jamaican Kitchen

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Pimento Jamaican Kitchen on Instagram,

Twitter, and Facebook

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Jul 10, 2020
Painting the Void
00:15:34

Making your passion your full-time job is not easy. Artist Matley Hurd knows this all too well. But when the coronavirus pandemic hit, things changed for him — he found himself with more time, and an unexpected new canvas to showcase his work. 

Follow Mat on Instagram and Twitter

Learn more about Paint the Void

Follow Paint the Void on Instagram and Twitter

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Jul 09, 2020
A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Doing Good
00:14:47

Forty years ago, Merlin Clarke left his job and his life in New England to hitchhike around the country. The experience inspired him to change his life and create a one-of-a-kind trip where people can do good together.

Click here for more information on the Gap Year Bus

Follow Do Good Bus on Instagram and Twitter

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Jul 08, 2020
Pet Detectives
00:15:21

It’s every dog owner’s worst nightmare. A beloved dog goes missing on vacation. But when the dog belongs to two former police officers — the investigation takes an unbelievable turn that leaves Mr. Malone and his dog Steve on the edge of their seats.

Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and Instagram

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 07, 2020
I Do On The Big Screen (Junebug Brides)
00:17:27

When Bri and Lindsey met, it felt like one of those magical movie moments and they quickly got engaged. But when their dream wedding venue fell apart, their plans were put on hold — and then their planner came up with a special way to bring their ceremony to the big screen.

Follow Lindsey and Bri on Instagram

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 06, 2020
Perfect Harmony
00:14:14

When music major Madisen Hallberg was asked to sing the National Anthem for her college’s virtual graduation ceremony, she jumped at the chance. Little did she know it would lead to a serendipitous meeting that would capture the attention of the entire nation.

Follow Madisen on Instagram and TikTok

Listen to “Baby In Blue” on Spotify


Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jul 02, 2020
Yelitsa’s Dream Doll
00:18:13

When Yelitsa Jean-Charles was growing up, she didn’t have dolls that looked like her. But a project in college set her on a path that would see her making sure that doesn’t happen for the younger generation.

Learn more about Zoe and the Healthy Roots Dolls mission

Follow Healthy Roots Dolls on  FacebookInstagram, or Twitter 

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Jul 01, 2020
Nine Ducks and the Seven Dwarves
00:18:08

What would you do if a baby duck fell into a sewer? That's just one of the crazy real life stories Nikki and Mr. Malone explore in a conversation about the deep, dark depths and the things we find when we get there.

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Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jun 30, 2020
Staying Alive Day
00:22:16

Aidan Ryker Schellings loved to skateboard from the moment he tried it. But a year ago — things changed. Today, he can’t skateboard. And he doesn’t go by Aidan. But his story is one of incredible hope and perseverance.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jun 29, 2020
Black Love Matters
00:17:31

Kerry-Anne and Michael Gordon had a big wedding planned for this spring. Then everything got scrapped. When they finally figured out how to pull off a small ceremony in Philadelphia, they ran into the largest protest in the city’s history… and Kerry-Anne and Michael became a part of history.

Follow Kerry-Anne and Michael on Instagram

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Jun 26, 2020
Pups and Cups (of ☕️)
00:17:02

Growing up, Jordan Karcher thought nothing could be better than being a veterinarian and helping animals for a living. Though he didn’t become a vet, Jordan did find a way to combine two of his life’s passions — coffee and dogs — into a business with a cause.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

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Jun 25, 2020
The Weird and The Wonderful
00:16:07

Nikki explores the wacky and wonderful side of life with James Parker, a fan of everything quirky. From a group of humans who come together online and pretend they are insects, to a woman who makes a boat out of a common fungus — let your freak flag fly!

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

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Jun 24, 2020
Title Trackers
00:17:48

Is there a classic album you love that has no title track? You know, like U2’s Joshua Tree, Bruce Springsteen’s Greetings From Asbury Park. Or what about Tom Petty’s Full Moon Fever? Ever wonder what those songs might have sounded like if the artists had written them? Well, finally someone has. 

Learn more about The Title Trackers

Listen to Lost Title Tracks on YouTube

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Jun 23, 2020
A Cooking Lesson from Big Bottom
00:13:26

Host Nikki Boyer loves to eat, but she doesn’t really like to cook. Thankfully the chef from Sonoma County’s Big Bottom Market, Michael Volpatt, gives Nikki a lesson on how to make a quick meal with whatever she can find in her kitchen.

Follow Michael Volpatt

Visit Big Bottom Market

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Jun 22, 2020
Notes From Dad
00:16:32

When Chris Yandle moved his family to Louisiana, he noticed that his daughter was anxious about starting yet another new school. So he did something simple and special to make her feel better. And not only did it make them closer, it also made him a better dad.

See the #DadLunchNotes on Twitter

Buy Chris’ book, Lucky Enough

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Jun 19, 2020
Taking Medicine to the Streets
00:17:00

When medical student Safa Abdulkadir showed up at a protest in her hometown of Minneapolis wearing her white lab coat, she had no intention of practicing medicine... until someone who needed help asked if she was a doctor.

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Jun 18, 2020
When A Hobby Opens A New World
00:18:51

Cindy Dick was rummaging through boxes at a yard sale when she came across a very unique sports card. It ignited a fire in her that led to a lifelong hobby.

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Jun 17, 2020
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
00:15:12

Paul “Bear” Vasquez’s life was more “whoa! whoa ho ho oh my God!” than his viral Double Rainbow video could ever capture.

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Jun 16, 2020
Obi’s Odyssey
00:16:41

A life-altering accident transforms actor and yoga teacher Obi Ndefo in unexpected ways.

Support Obi’s recovery

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Jun 15, 2020
Cheers to the Class of 2020!
00:13:32

What do you do when graduation is postponed indefinitely? If you’re the Class of 2020, you get creative. From principals going the extra mile to make sure their students get their diplomas, to parents who threw at home graduations, to students making their end-of-year ceremonies personal, these 2020 graduation celebrations are unlike any other.

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Jun 12, 2020
Mystery Money Bags
00:16:25

A Virginian family was out for a drive when they found two bags full of cash in the middle of the road. What would you do if this had happened to you? A conversation featuring Mr. Malone.

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Jun 11, 2020
For the Love of Linda
00:13:40

Ever since the family dog passed away, LaNae Slater-Moss had an animal-sized hole in her heart. But when she noticed an injured squirrel in her backyard, she just might have found a way to fill it.

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Jun 10, 2020
You’re Never Too Young to Fight For Change
00:16:23

Seventeen-year-old student activist Jalen Thompson grabbed the national spotlight after he and his friends brought their community together in a small suburb outside St. Louis, Missouri.

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Jun 09, 2020
Em the Letter Writer
00:14:42

An 11-year-old with a penchant for writing letters to friends and family around the country decided to pen a thank you note to her postman. She never could have imagined what would happen next.

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Jun 08, 2020
Looking to the Stars
00:17:35

When SpaceX launched the Dragon into orbit, it brought retired Astronaut Cady Coleman to tears. Nikki talks to her about the excitement of space travel and the possibilities this new launch holds for the future.

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Jun 05, 2020
A Graduation Surprise for Spelman's Class of 2020
00:18:22

Frank Baker and his wife Laura Day Baker decided to do something special to give a group of graduating seniors some extra help as they faced their future.

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Jun 04, 2020
Justice, Change, and Respect
00:15:00

Protests have swept the streets across the country and around the world. Host Nikki Boyer talks to her friend CJay about how it felt to come together in unity at the Los Angeles protests and how we find hope in moments like this.

Donate to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Jun 03, 2020
#BlackoutTuesday
00:00:52

Like so many people in our country, we’re heartbroken by the death of George Floyd. In support of Black Lives Matter, we’re taking part in Blackout Tuesday. Wondery is not releasing any new episodes today. Instead, we’re hitting the pause button, taking a full day to reflect and to think about what actions we can take to make the world a better place.

Jun 02, 2020
Runs in the Family
00:19:52

Running is Dave Fowler’s happy place. It’s gotten him through some of the toughest moments of his life. And on the brink of running his 10th straight Boston Marathon, he hit another personal roadblock. That’s when Dave found a new way to overcome adversity and bring running back into his life.

Learn more about Dave Fowler's foundation, Help In The Nick Of Time

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Jun 01, 2020
The Daily Smile Game Show
00:15:38

Dan Rubenstein, host of Wondery’s Sports Wars and The Solid Verbal, is a trivia fanatic. He’s been a television game show contestant four times. So today, Nikki surprises him with an impromptu Daily Smile game show, including some questions he couldn’t possibly answer.

Listen to Sports Wars and The Solid Verbal

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Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 29, 2020
Best Teacher Ever
00:11:20

May is Teacher Appreciation Month. In honor of all the incredible educators out there, Nikki talks to a teacher about how she and others keep their heads.

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May 28, 2020
Time To Get Weird
00:10:53

Quirky ways people are staying connected during lockdown. From the residents of a small town who find a unique way to pass the time, to a 90-year-old woman who runs out of her favorite drink and asks for help, to a girl who shares her feelings through clever songs.

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May 27, 2020
A Bookshop Weathers the Storm
00:14:16

A retweet from a bestselling fantasy author changes the fate of a small, struggling bookshop in Petersfield, England.

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May 26, 2020
Stars Stuck At Home
00:16:25

Celebrities are just like us… and right now they’re going a little stir-crazy. A conversation featuring Nikki’s friend, Ross Matthews.

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May 22, 2020
The Call of the Wild
00:15:07

With everyone at home, the animals come out to play.

Window-shopping penguins in South Africa. Howling coyotes in San Francisco. Frolicking goats in Wales. A conversation with Nikki’s animal-loving friend Kat.

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May 21, 2020
The Real Life Golden Girls
00:16:22

Three English grandmothers decide to quarantine together. Their biggest concern? How much white wine they have in storage. A conversation featuring Nikki’s friend, Mr. Malone.

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May 20, 2020
Tommy's Haircut
00:14:07

Nikki’s boyfriend needs a haircut but all the barbershops are closed. So Nikki decides to give it a go. Only problem is she’s never cut hair, so she calls a virtual stylist for lessons — how hard could it be?

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May 19, 2020
Drone Love
00:15:40

A boy in New York sees a girl across the way and wants to meet her. But first, the boy has to find a way to connect. With everyone sheltering-in-place, it will require a lot of ingenuity.

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May 18, 2020
Introducing The Daily Smile
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The Daily Smile premieres May 18th.

May 04, 2020