What if you transitioned into an alternate reality? [Rebroadcast - #124]

“It’s almost as if like I could feel my whole self just changing at this point and just changing in the way that I trust people…and questioning myself and everything.”


Producer: Whit Missildine


Episode Summary: After a chaotic upbringing, a man assigned female at birth finds a new community with caring mentors, when their mental illness threatens to unravel his entire reality.


This episode is part of the Summer 2021 rebroadcast series, featuring listener favorites from the back catalogue. All episodes in this rebroadcast series were released prior to episode #130, which are currently exclusive to the Wondery Plus. Today’s episode originally aired as #124 in January 2019


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Content/Trigger Warnings: mental illness, treats of violence, explicit language


Intro Music: ""Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed:   "Re-Entry” – Lee Rosevere



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