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The Limping Lady: Virginia Hall


Have you ever played hide and seek? What if your life was a huge game of hide and seek? In this episode, we explore the story of Virginia Hall, a notorious spy during World War II who nobody could catch. Join host Arlo Weierhauser for an incredible adventure across the world and learn about Virginia’s ingenious methods for espionage and undercover operations. As a woman, Virginia stood out as a secret agent. At the time, almost all spies were men. And, Virginia was an amputee, making her feats even more incredible. It's time to go undercover!

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This episode was written by Heidi Coburn and produced by Randall Lawrence. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.