226: What if you had three different faces?

“I would look in the mirror and my eyes wouldn’t focus because it was like my brain wasn’t registering that that was me…I literally saw a stranger in the mirror.”

 

Today's episode featured Grace Hartman. You can find out more about Grace on Instagram @graceAhartman or contact her through email at grace@hartman.net.

  

Producers: Whit Missildine

 

Episode Summary: Soon after coming into adolescence, a woman develops flu-like symptoms of an unknown illness that continue to progress until it alters her forever.

 

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Content/Trigger Warnings: suicidal ideation, severe illness, disfiguration, explicit language

 

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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: “Re-Entry” – Lee Rosevere

 

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