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Negin Owliaei produced this episode with Dina Kesbeh, Alexandra Locke, Ney Alvarez, Amy Walters, Priyanka Tilve, Josh Rushing, and Malika Bilal.
Alex Roldan was the sound designer. Natalia Aldana is the engagement producer. Stacey Samuel is The Take’s executive producer.