Seeds from the Storm

Episode 6- The night Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico Monique Carradine heard wind ravaging her home, watched water filling her bedroom, and awoke to find a community devastated by damage far worse than she or her neighbors had ever imagined. Without running water and no power for six months the sick and poor became more…

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Episode 5- The Answer Inside

“For the first time I got to speak my story and let other people hear me and that was powerful…those childhood stories that I had never shared with another soul and to see that received so well and to see women hear me and support me and affirm me that what I experienced was real…

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Roadside Saints

“I think that the walk gave me so much time with myself, with strangers who sort of…laid out these breadcrumbs for me to kind of pick up, and through their acts of kindness and generosity and just sort of doing everyday-people-nice types of things I found myself accepting myself more along the way than I…

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“You can still deeply love people that hurt you.”

“You can still deeply love people that hurt you.”— Episode 3’s Christine McLean Christine pictured with her mother, her parents, the 4th-grade teacher who offered her a lifeline, and Christine with her father the last evening she shared with him. @detroitalabama #recoveryispossible #driveyourownbus #sobriety #writingsaves #shareyourstory #recovery Listen and subscribe here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/and-then-everything-changed/id1485293813?i=1000457341213

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Episode 2- Different this Time

Addiction ran rampant in author Jason Allen’s family and disrupted every aspect of his life growing up working-class poor in a small, Long Island town. Against the backdrop of lush estates in the Hamptons, Jason and his friends worked long hours and partied hard every night until he too fell victim to serious alcohol addiction.…

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First episode premieres this week–A Living Person Among the Dead

Raised by Protestant Evangelical Conservative Christian Missionary parents Paul Boardman and his four siblings endured regular corporol punishment during their childhood in Tokyo at the hands of their father, a leader in their missionary community. From their earliest years and into young adulthood, he and his siblings faced dire consequences for misbehavior. As they grappled…

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