Unlike her boyfriend, Emily Raboteau’s moving man promised that he would treat her, and her stuff, with respect.
On this week’s Modern Love podcast, Lake Bell reads Ms. Raboteau’s essay, “The Wisdom of the Moving Man.” The essay illustrates the power of chance encounters to transform our lives.
Ms. Lake is an actress, writer, director and producer. She currently stars in the TV show, “Bless This Mess.” Ms. Raboteau is the author of a novel, “The Professor’s Daughter,” and a memoir, “Searching for Zion.” She teaches creative writing at the City College of New York. Stay tuned after the reading to hear more from her and the Modern Love editor Daniel Jones.