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Serial Recap

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    Serial Season-Two Finale Recap: ‘Present for Duty’Few topics are impenetrable enough to deserve this sort of ending. Love, maybe. Death. Certainly war.
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    Serial Season Two, Episode 10 Recap: ‘Thorny Politics’To be upset that the general public doesn’t understand the tough position Bergdahl’s actions put his battle buddies in is shallow, petulant, and beside the point.
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    Serial Season 2, Episode 9 Recap: ‘Trade Secrets’We hear about the prisoner swap that brings Bergdahl home.
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    Serial Season 2, Episodes 7 and 8 Recap: ‘Hindsight’ Parts 1 and 2For the first time this season, I really saw myself in Bergdahl. That’s what brought me to tears.
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    Serial Season 2, Episode 6 Recap: ‘5 O’Clock Shadow’Sarah Koenig calls this episode a “zoom-in,” but it’s more complicated than that.
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    Serial Offers Update on Adnan’s New HearingIncluding the results of Asia McClain’s testimony.
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    Serial Season 2 Episode 5 Recap: The Bureaucratic Shell Game“American military bureaucracy … didn’t help get Bergdahl home any faster.” 
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    Serial Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: ‘The Captors’Koenig and Co. seemed to be laying down context to understand later episodes.
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    Serial Season 2, Episode 3 Recap: ‘Escaping’If an existential divide separates civilians from soldiers, then another one, equally unfathomable, divides the soldier from the POW.
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    ‘Serial’ Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: The Golden ChickenHearing the Taliban’s side of the story.
  11. ‘Serial’ Season 2, Episode 1 Recap: Bowe Bergdahl’s Crazy Story This isn’t your usual POW tale.