233: What if they invaded your home?

“It honestly felt like my whole life had just gone from this amazing color filled motion picture to just going into something so black and white…just feeling so alone all of the time.”


Today’s episode featured Evelyn. You can reach out to her through email at everetdev@gmail.com


Producers: Whit Missildine, Sara Marinelli


Episode Summary: Growing up in a loving Mexican immigrant family in the US, everything changes in a young girl’s life when a home invasion, abandonment and unprocessed losses mount, leading to a dramatic wake up call.


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Content/Trigger Warnings: graphic violence, mental illness, explicit language


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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

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