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Worth Repeating: Anne Discovers Her All Or Nothing Quest For Perfection Isn't Healthy

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Anne Sheldrake is one of those people you know who is seemingly perfect in every way. 

In her story, we meet a younger her, back when she was both whip smart and ambitious. She says there were two options when she moved to San Antonio: a Ph.D., or bust.

She literally couldn't imagine a scenario without attaining her doctorate that was not an abject failure.

As we hear in her story, the façade of perfection was hard to keep up and the burden had a heavy price.

This was recorded 9.3.19 at Brick as part of Texas public Radio's live storytelling program Worth RepeatingIf you have a story Worth Repeating, send it to WorthRepeating@tpr.org.

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive