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DALLAS (KDAF) — Zak Mirz is a first-generation American and North Texan who has skyrocketed to success in the world of magic.

He tours all over the country and here locally.

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In this Second Shot Sit Down, he tells the unique back story that led him into magic and about his recent appearance on Penn and Teller: Fool Us.

“I got started when I was just a child. I saw a TV episode where this magician took a card, he gave it to a person, the card changed magically, and I was like, ‘That’s what I want to do for the rest of my life,’” Mirz said.

This interview is part of a 30-minute Second Shot Sitdown. Click here to listen to the full episode.

Check him out on his website, or his Instagram, @zakmirz.