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Episode 174 - Renee Young

about 5 days ago

Renee Young (WWE/Oral Sessions Podcast) talks about growing up in Canada surrounded by Avril Lavigne and Sum 41 making her believe she could make it in show business. She worked a bit at Dairy Queen, thought about trying to make money playing hockey, and moved to LA at 19 then moved back before working in the service industry until she landed a gig out of Toronto that led to WWE. Check out Renee's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/oral-sessions-with-ren%C3%A9e-paquette/id1540850188 Check out Kelcy Ayer's podcast: https://headgum.com/the-kelcey-ayer-tv-show-on-radio/when-benji-met-janet See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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