Passing the Torch | A Gypsy's Kiss Chapter 11 | Our Story Your Story

Our Story Your Story

14-07-2023 • 49 min

Welcome to the "Our Story Your Story" podcast! In this episode, hosts Shelley Carney and Toby Younis dive into Chapter 11 of their captivating novel "A Gypsy's Kiss: A Treasure Hunt Adventure. Titled "Passing the Torch," this chapter offers the powerful interaction between a teenage boy named Miguel and his Uncle Carlos.

Join Shelley and Toby as they explore the theme of "The Power of Guidance and Support" within this chapter. Miguel, driven by a yearning for adventure and self-discovery, attempts to take his Uncle's motorcycle one fateful night. Caught in the act, Miguel finds himself face-to-face with his Uncle Carlos, who instead of reprimanding him, takes a different approach.

Discover how this encounter unfolds, as Uncle Carlos asks for Miguel's story, recognizing his desire for independence. Witness the transformative power of guidance and support as Uncle Carlos offers his understanding, tools, and resources to help Miguel along his journey. Together, they embark on a path of self-discovery and a quest for identity.

In this episode, Shelley and Toby provide a thoughtful analysis of the chapter, exploring the character dynamics, the underlying themes, and the impact of mentorship and family bonds. Join them in a captivating discussion deep into the intricacies of "Passing the Torch" and how it contributes to the overall narrative of "A Gypsy's Kiss."

Gain insights, engage in lively discussions, and experience the magic of storytelling as Shelley and Toby take you on a journey through the pages of "Passing the Torch."

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00:02:00 Uncle Carlos gives permission for Mardi Gras trip.

00:09:08 Adult respected my thoughts, allowed risky decision.

00:18:00 The author reflects on generational differences and the challenges of parenting.

00:25:54 Motorcycles: love, transportation, and trust emphasized.

00:29:09 Uncle Carlos almost ruined our relationship over motorcycles.

00:32:31 Multiple mentors provide unique guidance throughout journey.

00:35:38 Movies follow the hero's journey archetype.

00:42:55 Gaining confidence as a mentor through coaching.

00:47:10 Summary: Brief chapter cover, watch previous chapters. Adventure starts tomorrow.

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