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The Briefcase Sneak Peek: Woman Breaks Down When She Learns One Family’s Secret

Would you give a stranger $100,000 or keep it for yourself? The families profiled in the latest episode of CBS’ controversial new reality show, The Briefcase, have a tough decision to make once they see the hardships their counterparts face.

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The show, which gives two struggling families a briefcase full of $100,000 that they can distribute between themselves and the other family any way they want, has gotten mixed reviews — is it inspiring or exploitative?

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The Briefcase’s John and Amanda Musolino live separately due to financial hardships.

In Us Weekly‘s exclusive clip of the second episode, the Musolino family considers how difficult life must be for the Scotts. John and Amanda Musolino, who live separately due to financial hardships, are trying to buy a house in Florida near John’s job so they can live together again. Joshua and Susan Scott, who both have forms of dwarfism, are trying to raise money to adopt a child because Susan cannot safely conceive.

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John and Amanda are shocked to discover that the Scotts are little people. “You know what the first thought that went through my mind was? They probably have a hard time finding a job,” Amanda says. While John points out that the Scotts are just people like them and seem to be gainfully employed, Amanda brings up the fact that her and John’s autistic son, John Jr., faces plenty of prejudice on a daily basis.

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The Briefcase’s Joshua and Susan Scott, who both have forms of dwarfism, are trying to raise money to adopt a child because Susan cannot safely conceive.

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“Think about it, discrimination — I see it with John, I get it with John. They probably get discriminated against all the time.”

The Briefcase airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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