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June 02, 2022

ACT III: Cold Call To A Cousin

Have you ever dialed a cold call to your cousin? A family member you've never met before? On this episode of The Grandfather Effect, Brian connects with a few of his family members who he has never met before in hopes of gaining more insight about Grandpa Tom. 

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Host and Creator: Brian Dahlen

Executive Producer: Emma VanDeVelde 

Producer and Engineer: Caleb Gray


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Brian Dahlen

Brian Dahlen is cohost of Brian and Jannelle Mornings and the Brian and Jannelle Podcast on Moody Radio Cleveland. Brian became a Cleveland morning show host after working at Moody Radio Chicago as a radio host, producer, and cohost of a weekly podcast. Brian caught the radio bug while teaching history at a high school near Minneapolis, where he was cohost and producer of a weekly radio program. After teaching for six years and graduating with a master’s degree in education, Brian lives with his wife and five children in Broadview Heights, Ohio.

The Grandfather Effect Podcast

The Grandfather Effect

The Grandfather Effect is a gripping new storytelling podcast from Moody Radio's Brian Dahlen. The podcast follows Dahlen’s family and their rocky road from relational brokenness to reconciliation. The seven-episode series takes you on an emotional journey into their secrets, faith, sins, and attempts at forgiveness.