John and Maria discuss a U.K. gender clinic being forced to close, Serena Williams' announcement to quit tennis, and the ways "chosen families" can never replace biological families. 

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Who are we without our memories? What is life worth with no knowledge of the past and no ability to form new experiences from the present? Where is the hope for the future in this? 
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