Episode: #16 Why Is Mason Reese Crying?


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#16 Why Is Mason Reese Crying?
For Jonathan Goldstein, YouTube offers endless nostalgia, but he always finds himself returning to the same subject – a precocious child actor from the early 70’s named Mason Reese. And then a few months ago, new clips of Reese began popping up on YouTube. What’s more, they appeared to be uploaded by Reese himself. Jonathan sets out to discover why – and why now, after 40 years. This is a rebroadcast of a story that originally came out in March of 2015.

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Mason Reese's Web Series, Life Interrupted.

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