208: What if you ran through the pain?

“It was like I was in a whole other universe for like five to ten minutes just walking around, like I couldn’t function, I didn’t know what to do.”

 

Today’s episode featured Miles. You can reach out to Miles by emailing him at Miles1357@yahoo.com.

 

Producers: Whit Missildine, Jason Blalock


Episode Summary: A man searches for healing after his father, a disgruntled post office worker, falls into a violent downward spiral.


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Content/Trigger Warnings: suicide, mental illness, graphic violent imagery, workplace abuse, sexual harassment, explicit language


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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: “Cylinder Four/Five” – Chris Zabriskie

 

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